PhD Student in Environmental Sociology at The Ohio State University
“ My community organizing and research experiences with LVEJO have inspired me to pursue a career devoted to community based participatory research on the environmental experiences of people of color.”
Rafael Hurtado, Jr.
Public Policy Fellow, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute
“Working with the community has helped me see how important it is to have civic engagement in local, state, and federal levels when dealing with policies that affect frontline communities. I’ve gotten to meet numerous amounts of people through LVEJO and it has opened plenty of doors in life.”
Special Education Classroom Assistant
“Through my involvement with LVEJO, I witnessed first-hand the resilience and resolve of a community that will not be denied their basic human rights to clean water, clean air and basic civil services.”