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California Environmental Justice Alliance Welcomes Amy

Amy Vanderwarker has been involved in the environmental justice movement for the past seven years. As the Outreach Manager for the Environmental Justice Coalition for Water (EJCW), she worked with a diverse group of community-based organizations, tribes and nonprofits throughout the state to address the water-related issues impacting low-income communities and communities of color. At EJCW, she worked on both local community campaigns and statewide policy initiatives for water justice. Most recently, she continued her water and environmental justice work as a communications consultant to organizations such as the Community Water Center and the Pacific Institute. As a volunteer with the California Prison Moratorium Project, she worked to stop prison construction in the Central Valley and build bridges between the anti-prison and environmental justice movement, and continues her anti-prison work as a volunteer with Critical Resistance. She is also a member of the San Francisco Print Collective, a collective that produces political prints for Bay Area social justice campaigns and organizations..