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Underwater HOA Monthly Meeting – May 5
May 5, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
On Wednesday, May 5th, join the Underwater HOA for “The Climate Crisis from a Youth Perspective” with featured speaker Gabriela Rodruiguez, Program Coordinator at The CLEO Institute, a non-profit, non-partisan organization exclusively dedicated to climate crisis education and advocacy. Gabriela will share her passion for environmental and climate justice and education with UHOA members, and reflect on how the growing climate justice movement is energized by today’s youth.
The presentation will be followed by a Q & A with the speaker, and open discussion with UHOA community members.
If you would like to attend this meeting, please email Cortada’s studio manager Adam Roberti at firstname.lastname@example.org
Based in Miami, Florida, Gabriela (she/her/hers) is a student, educator, and organizer who holds a passion for environmental and climate justice and education.
Gabriela is currently a Program Coordinator at The CLEO Institute, helping to develop and manage CLEO’s various youth programs. Much of her work revolves around helping to bring climate change education to students across Miami, especially those in under-resourced communities. Gabriela also co-hosts CLEO’s youth-led podcast, House on Fire, which aims to educate its listeners on the climate crisis and empower them to act through impactful conversations with leaders in the climate movement. Moreover, she participates in local climate and social justice advocacy with the Sunrise Movement and GenCLEO.
In the spring of 2021, Gabriela received her Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies and Bachelor of Arts in Sustainability and The Environment from Florida International University. This fall, she will begin her Master of Environmental Management at Yale University with tracks in Climate Change Science & Solutions and People, Equity, & The Environment. Gabriela is interested in how coastal communities center social equity in climate mitigation and adaptation strategies and ensure leadership to BIPOC communities in a green energy economy.