Fellows: Lesly Figueroa and Diana Reza
Seed Lab Cohort: 2019/2020
Location: City of Coachella, CA
Lesly, a longtime resident of the City of Coachella, works as an environmental policy advocate in the Eastern Coachella Valley focusing on issues like of affordable housing, water and wastewater infrastructure, air quality, active transportation, and land-use planning. She pursued a degree in Urban Studies and Planning at UC San Diego as a first generation student where she was elected Student Body President.
Diana was born and raised in Coachella. She received her Bachelors degree in Psychobiology from UCLA in 2018 with a focus on child development, health care, and environmental studies.
Mission: to empower the community by establishing community-run produce gardens and providing access to affordable healthy food and environmental education and outreach.