NYC Environmental Justice Alliance
Key Topics: Promoting community resiliency in industrial waterfront neighborhoods in the context of NYC-EJA's Waterfront Justice Project, Post-sandy planning, Climate justice, and community organizing, Managing social media campaigns at smaller non-profits.
Bio: Natasha Dwyer is a Policy Organizer for the NYC Environmental Justice Alliance (NYC-EJA) where she works on grassroots advocacy, social media, and policy analysis. She also coordinates curriculum development for the GIS Certificate Program at Pratt Institute’s Spatial Analysis and Visualization Initiative (SAVI).
Before joining NYC-EJA as an Organizer she was a Research Assistant for NYC-EJA’s Waterfront Justice Project, a citywide community resiliency campaign for NYC’s industrial waterfronts. She has also contributed to community-based planning projects with the Pratt Center for Community Development.
Natasha received her B.A. from the University at Buffalo, SUNY and is currently finishing her Masters in City and Regional Planning at Pratt Institute.