Berenise Alfaro is a third-year undergraduate student, she is working towards her Environmental Studies degree at UCSB. With an interest in social and environmental justice, she has been working on the Prison Environmental Justice Project since October 2017. Berenise is particularly interested in how communities of color suffer the most from environmental injustices and climate change. She also has a background in urban restoration as she was an intern for the UCSB club Your Children’s Trees. Berenise plans to pursue a career in environmental sustainability and spread awareness about environmental issues that can negatively affect people’s health.