“Wildfires are a special flavor of pollution that we don't totally understand,” David says. “We don’t understand its chemistry, health effects, or how it’s different from urban air pollution. I didn’t realize there was such a gap in that knowledge when I started. The more I dove into it, the more I was motivated to fill that gap.”
Asta Habtemichael has received multiple awards and fellowships in the past year in recognition of his outstanding academic performance and leadership as a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion champion. From the University of Rhode Island: The...
Risks associated with dust hazards are often underappreciated, which can be costly for impacted communities. This study reviews the sources and chemical, physical, and biological characteristics of dust and its effects on humans and the environmental in the Americas.
This collaboration between Catalina Garzón-Galvis, StoryCenter and Frontline Catalysts will center the lived experiences, local knowledge, and innovation of migrant and first-generation youth in advancing solutions that strengthen community resilience to climate change.
Vida dreams of self-determined Black, Indigenous, and/or migrant farmworker communities providing the human right to safe and affordable access to clean water, air, food, and shelter for all in California’s Central Valley and beyond.
Daniel studies aerosol behavior and its impact on air quality. His journey as a first-generation student has shaped his determination to drive positive change for the environment and disadvantaged communities.
DeNarae investigates factors influencing the consumption of hair care products in Black communities and strives to facilitate the equitable transfer of information and resources needed to create and promote viable, sustainable consumption efforts in underrepresented communities.
Bruni Pizarro shared gratitude and reflection on her service at Junta in a video announcing her departure from the organization and the launch of her and her husband’s new design studio: For La Diáspora.