Author: Lucia Garay

About Lucia

Lucia Garay

Lucia Garay, a senior at Casa Grande High School in Petaluma, has been a passionate advocate for environmental justice for most of her life, taking part in local conservation projects and spreading awareness about the connection between a healthy community and a healthy environment. Lucia is also passionate about youth issues and racial inequality. As chair of the Sonoma County Junior Commission on Human Rights, she has helped organize the Sonoma County March for Our Lives for gun sense legislation and her town's first-ever Women's March. She is a reporter for her school newspaper, the Gaucho Gazette, and believes in the power of the individual voice to speak up for what is right. Lucia hopes to pursue a career in land stewardship or environmental justice.

This article is part of our Youth Voices series. At Ten Strands we believe that young people have valuable perspectives and a critical role in shaping our society and our world. We recognize their power to drive dialogue and create positive change, and are committed to providing a platform which amplifies their contributions. The Green […]