James Subudhi

Regional Network: 
Eastern Regional Network
Class Year: 
2009
Position: 
Environmental Policy and Advocacy Coordinator for Food Justice and Sustainable Public Spaces
Organization: 
WE ACT for Environmental Justice

James Subudhi is the Environmental Policy and Advocacy Coordinator for Food Justice and Sustainable Public Spaces at WE ACT for Environmental Justice. James directs WE ACT’s Food Justice Campaign, coordinates the community visioning process for the redevelopment of the 135th St. Marine Transfer Station, and organizes events at the West Harlem Piers Waterfront Park. James began his environmental career interning for the Renewable Energy Alaska Project through the Alaska Conversation Foundation while earning his degree in Urban Studies from Eugene Lang College. After graduating from the Lang and before joining WE ACT in the fall of 2007, he worked on a small family organic farm in upstate New York, learning about the nuances of organic food production. His experiences farming—working with migrant laborers and managing a farmer’s market stand—inspired him to tackle the question of how to create equity in the food system.