Cece Carpio

Regional Network: 
National Fellows
Class Year: 
2005
Position: 
Coordinator
Organization: 
Literacy for Environmental Justice
Location: 

Cece Carpio is the coordinator of Youth for Environmental Health at Literacy for Environmental Justice, a youth empowerment and environmental justice organization in the Bayview Hunters Point community of San Francisco. Previously, Cece coordinated the Youth Envision program where she trained high school youth in community assessment and advocacy skills around food security and environmental justice issues, and implemented a Good Neighbor Program to promote environmental sustainability and improve the quality of food available for local residents. Cece is a member of the Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines and works on arts and activism, cultural resistance, indigenous peoples rights, and social justice for communities of color.