Staff and Board: Catalina Garzón

Program Director

Catalina Garzón is the Program Director of the Pacific Institute’s Community Strategies for Sustainability and Justice program. Ms. Garzón has experience in multicultural leadership development, popular education, policy advocacy, and participatory action research. Prior to joining the Pacific Institute staff, she provided technical assistance on brownfields redevelopment to the 7th Street/McClymonds Initiative in West Oakland and also formerly served as project coordinator of Urban Habitat’s Leadership Institute for Sustainable Communities. Ms. Garzón is currently pursuing a doctorate in Environmental Science, Policy and Management from the University of California at Berkeley and holds a Masters degree in City Planning from the same institution.