Region: Greater Los Angeles
Project(s): Green Region Initiative
April Crain was born and raised in Melbourne, Australia – she grew up on the coast in a beautiful but harsh environment and has always been very conscious of the relationship between humans and the natural environment. She graduated from the University of Melbourne with a BA in International Politics, Criminology, and Spanish. She spent her final year studying at the University of Texas in Austin where she worked on progressive grassroots campaigns and volunteered with various non-profits. After graduating, she moved to Spain where she taught English for three years. She is passionate about sustainable development and environmental justice and plans to study Environmental Law after her fellowship. She joined CivicSpark to learn about the challenges associated with sustainable and equitable development at the local government level.