Green Festival Speakers
Gina Garcia works as the Residential Greening Program Director for Sustainable Works, a non-profit environmental education organization and a project of Community Partners. The mission of Sustainable Works is to foster a culture of sustainability in cities, colleges and businesses and accomplish this by providing hands-on, interactive and educational experiences, serving as a liaison between governments, institutions, businesses and individuals and fostering community development. Gina took over the position of Student Program Coordinator in the summer of 2009 and elevated the program to a record number of participants in her short tenure. In August 2010, Gina took the position of Residential Program Coordinator, which allows her to continue working in her Santa Monica community to bring issues of sustainability to the forefront. Gina received a BA in Theater from Montclair State College and a certification in Horticulture from UCLA.