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Teachers When Necessary and Students Always: Civil Rights, Environmental Justice, and Health Equity Advocate Erica Flores Baltodano  

Robert Garcia Los Angeles, CA

We had just launched The City Project when Erica Flores Baltodano first started working with us as a UC Berkeley law student. We were developing creative legal and organizing strategies to help Black, Latino, and low-income people fight for equal access to healthy parks, schools, and recreation. After she worked on litigation to help foster children, I asked her to return the following summer to work on green justice. It was evident to me Erica had what it took to become a skilled…

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