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ENVS alumn published in Earthjustice Blog


Environmental Studies alumni graduate the program and go out into the world to pursue an impressive variety of careers in the field. Niria Garcia, who recently graduated this Winter 2016, now works as a communications intern for Earthjustice. During her time at UO, Niria specialized in Latin American Studies and Non-profit Administration, and conducted research focused on women-led grassroots environmental justice movements in Brazil.

Her recent blog post, Farmworker Awareness Week: Cultivating Awareness and Celebrating Change, tells the stories of a number of individuals who have fought for farmworker justice in the interest of growing a better future for the people working on the ground in the agricultural industry. To read her full blog post, visit the Earthjustice blog here.