Green Festival Speakers

Maria Arroyo



Maria G. Arroyo is native to Southern California. She currently works with Catholic
Relief Services (CRS), based in San Diego, where she helps raise awareness andengagement on global solidarity with Economic Justice and Fair Trade (FT) as one ofthe core programs. She has traveled to Chiapas, Mexico each year since 2009, whereshe’s collaborated with Maya Vinic coffee cooperative. Maria actively supports localFT events and capacity building. She is on the University of San Diego’s FT committeeand sits on the board of FT San Diego. Maria holds an M.A. in Pastoral Care andCounseling with electives in Peace and Justice from the University of San Diego, andan M.A. in Theological Studies from Loyola Marymount University.