Toxics Action Center Staff

Ben Weilerstein

Community Organizer, Massachusetts and Rhode Island
(617) 747-4358 and (401) 421-0007

Background

Ben Weilerstein is Toxics Action Center’s Massachusetts and Rhode Island organizer. Originally from the suburbs of Philadelphia, the Greater Boston area became home for Ben when he studied at Tufts University. There, he spent some of his time completing a BS in Chemistry and most of his time organizing around fossil fuel divestment and other climate justice issues. His organizing experience also includes completion of a Climate Summer internship, during which he helped organize communities in Western Massachusetts to stop a fracked gas pipeline. Ben is currently a JOIN for Justice Fellow. Ben is based in the Boston and Providence offices, where he helps communities organize to protect their health and the environment.

ben (at) toxicsaction.org