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Story 5 - Amy, The Joy of Upcycling

Updated: Dec 6, 2022

In Story No. 5, Alma interviews Amy about The Joy of Upcycling and how it inspires her to take action to end the climate crisis in her own ways.

Amy is Dean of the College of Ethnic Studies at San Francisco State University and is a trained historian specializing in sexuality, gender, and race. Amy is also the first person of color to serve as provost for the university, and she has also distinguished herself by being the first Japanese American to be Community Grand Marshal at San Francisco Pride.

In this story, Amy talks about how climate justice is crucial for BIPOC communities. She shares her love of composting, recycling and upcycling which have created new paths of connecting with others and with the planet.

A few things about Amy:

Love Recycling, Upcycling?


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