Lizzeth Henao Rosales | KCET
Lizzeth Henao Rosales
Lizzeth Henao Rosales is a social justice advocate with extensive experience working with vulnerable populations in Los Angeles. She has spent her entire professional career in the non-profit sector working to increase access and opportunity for low-income communities of color. Lizzeth is currently the Assistant Director of Equitable Development at Strategic Actions for a Just Economy in South Los Angeles where she leads SAJE's work in the areas of environmental justice and equitable development within the planning and land use contexts. She is a member of the California Air Resources Board Southern California Advisory Committee for the ARB research project focused on displacement. Prior to joining SAJE, Lizzeth was the Senior Air Program Assistant with the Natural Resources Defense Council. Her professional background includes working with inner-city youth in educational and college preparatory programming and fighting for tenants' rights at a housing-rights nonprofit. Lizzeth graduated from Harvard University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government with an emphasis on International Relations, focusing on the political and economic development of emerging countries.
Post date: 2014-12-09T06:00:44-08:00
Almost a third of South L.A. residents are under the age of 18, and poor indoor air quality from slum housing conditions results in a critical public health issue.