Ashwin Balakrishnan

Regional Network: 
Eastern Regional Network
Class Year: 
2011
Position: 
Coordinator and Organizer
Organization: 
Southern Bronx River Watershed Alliance
Location: 
Bronx New York

Ashwin is the Coordinator of the Southern Bronx River Watershed Alliance - a collaboration of Bronx-based community organizations and city-wide advocacy organizations working primarily to remove the Sheridan Expressway and replace it with housing, open space, and economic opportunities for the South Bronx.  Ashwin graduated from Pomona College in 2009 with a degree in Environmental Analysis, Biology. He has researched and worked on environmental justice projects in California, Louisiana, and India. He now lives and works in New York.