Climate Justice Associate
Since Monica de la Cruz joined EHC in February 2019, she has grown from an internship in fundraising, to part-time SOMAH Coordinator, to her current role as Climate Justice Policy Advocate. Monica’s professional experience ranges from digital advertising and voter outreach for progressive political campaigns to volunteer recruitment and community engagement for youth and education nonprofits. Monica grew up in inland north county San Diego and earned her B.A. in Literature and Cultural Studies at UC San Diego.
Outside of her work at EHC, Monica advocates for more affordable housing, sustainable growth, and safe, high-quality active transportation options as a volunteer board member of her community planning group. Monica loves all things San Diego and enjoys spending her free time exploring neighborhoods by bike and learning about San Diego’s history.
Monicad@environmentalhealth.org, (619) 474-0220 ext. 101