Celebrating Black History Month and the Environment

10 Feb Celebrating Black History Month and the Environment

Nikki Silvestri is an advocate for social change, climate solutions and healthy food systems for underrepresented populations.  Her work towards social change began when she was a director of Foster Youth Empowerment Workshops in Southern California. (source)

As the Co-Founder of Live Real and former Executive Director of People’s Grocery and Green for All, Nikki has built and strengthened social equity for underrepresented populations in food systems, social services, public health, climate solutions, and economic development. A nationally recognized thought leader, her many honors include being named one of The Root’s 100 Most Influential African Americans. (source)