Fall Interns at Cool Davis: Nayelie and Amy
Nayelie Quezada is an environmental outreach and community development intern at Cool Davis. She is an undergraduate student at UC Davis majoring in Community and Regional Development major and minoring in Environmental Science and Policy. And upon graduation from UC Davis, Nayelie would like to pursue a graduate degree in urban planning and sustainable development. During her free time, Nayelie likes to watch cook-off videos, enjoy good food, and hike! Nayelie will be working on EV adoption content with the goal of shaping our community to be more sustainable and eco-friendly. Working as an intern here at Cool Davis, she hopes to gain practical knowledge in environmental-friendly city development.
Amy Joo is a third year undergraduate student at UC Davis who currently interns at Cool Davis as the environmental outreach writing intern. She is originally from Southern California, Orange County, but decided to pursue a higher education at Davis. Amy in interested in joining a science journalism graduate program post undergrad. As an Evolution, Ecology, and Biodiversity major and a professional writing minor bridge between science and writing and being able to represent science through writing.
Amy was interested in Cool Davis because it was a community oriented nonprofit organization that was completely non-judgmental towards community members yet keeps informing the community on how to take action. Amy will work alongside with Leslie on the Solar Energy project and the means of communication/media Cool Davis engages in.
Besides working towards her bachelor’s degree, interning at Cool Davis, and volunteering; Amy enjoys hanging out with her family and friends, reading, biking, swimming, and watching Lifestyle Youtube videos.
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Cool Davis is a coalition of citizens, the City of Davis, and community organizations working to empower our community to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
And thanks @AutumnLabbeRenault for this link chock full of information, education, and celebration (if you missed it Saturday here's the video): Yolo County Virtual Juneteenth Celebration
A message from Racial Justice Advocates from last Saturday June 19: People across the country are celebrating Juneteenth ... a celebration of Black American life, resilience ...
Smithsonian National Museum for African American History & Culture at
HUGE WIN! Maine just became the 1st state to pass a law requiring divestment from fossil fuels!
Other states should follow suit and ensure their public funds don’t drive the climate crisis.
Divestment goes Maine-stream - Grist
Maine just became the first state in the nation to pass an actual law requiring divestment of public funds from oil, gas, and coal companies.
The City is opening a cooling center today (Wed.) from 1pm to 8 pm located at the Davis Senior Center at 646 A St. Please use the 7th St entrance to the West multipurpose room. The cooling center will remain open through Sat. (daily hours 1 pm to 8 pm). Masks are required.