ROBERT GARCÍA | GUATEMALA | INTERDISCIPLINARY

ROBERT GARCÍA

Robert García is a civil rights advocate. He engages, educates, and empowers communities on equal justice, human dignity, and equal access to public resources. He is Founding Director and Counsel of The City Project, a non-profit advocacy team in Los Angeles, California. The City Project works with diverse allies on (1) healthy green parks, recreation areas, and cultural monuments through planning by and for the community; (2) climate justice and conservation; (3) quality education including physical education; (4) health equity in all policies; and (5) economic vitality, jobs, and displacement. Robert received the President’s Award from the American Public Health Association. Hispanic Business Magazine recognized him as one of the 100 most influential Latinos in the U.S., and PODER Magazine one of the Top 100 Latino Green Leaders. Green 2.0
celebrates his work as an environmental leader of color. Robert graduated from Stanford and Stanford Law School, and served on the Stanford Law Review Board of Editors. He is an Assistant Professor at Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, preparing health professionals to address health equity.

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