Author: Deedee Chao


Deedee Chao

Deedee Chao is a master's student in community development at UC Davis, with a background in environmental justice and environmental analysis, interested in figuring out how to pursue sustainable development via community-based urban planning practices. Her research involves using a historical-materialist lens to examine how socialist states carry out socially and environmentally sustainable urban planning practices in accordance with their state ideologies, with a particular focus on Xiong'an New Area in the People's Republic of China.

In May 2019, the California Environmental Literacy Initiative (CAELI) Leadership Council came together to have their second meeting, with a focus on environmental justice and environmental literacy. The goals for the day were to: develop a common understanding of environmental justice concepts and explore the interrelatedness of environmental justice and environmental literacy in K–12 education; […]