Mari Piggott

Network Coordinator

Mari (she/her) is a white settler who grew up and currently lives on the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) and Səl̓ílwətaʔ (Tsleil-Waututh) nations in East Vancouver. For many years, she has been passionate about working with communities, organizations, and movements to create a more socially and environmentally just world.

In 2018, Mari graduated from Quest University where she earned a bachelor’s degree with a focus in Environmental Justice.  Mari has volunteered on numerous political, social, and climate campaigns. For the last three years, Mari has been a volunteer organizer with Our Time Vancouver, a youth-led climate justice group where she is currently one of the core team members.  Mari also works as Operations Lead and Community Facilitator at PeerNetBC, a non-profit which provides anti-oppression focused capacity building workshops and support for community organizations and grassroots groups.

Mari deeply believes that collaboration between organizations and groups working on climate issues is a crucial part of tackling the climate emergency with the urgency and scale it demands.  She is very excited to be working with the many incredible members of WE-CAN to connect, support, and mobilize.