Region: Greater Los Angeles
Project(s): Green Region Initiative
Born and raised in Los Angeles, Lupe Franco graduated from Cal State LA with a B.S. in Geology with an environmental option. She also obtained her GIS certificate from Pasadena City College. During her last summer break, Lupe traveled to New Mexico with the National Hispanic Environmental Council where she was able to learn from professors of environmental sciences as well as do field work in different parts of New Mexico. She joins CivicSpark because of her drive to work on environmental issues and wants to be a part of the journey to better communities. As a fellow, Lupe hopes to learn and gain professional experience working on sustainability issues alongside local government officials .