Ciara is the Outreach and Communications Coordinator for Philadelphia’s Office of Sustainability. She previously worked with Mural Arts’ Restored Spaces Initiative where she became an organizer and educator with Trash Academy, a Philadelphia-based collaborative of artists, activists, youth, and residents working together to understand and address the issue of trash through participatory action research and public art.
Ciara is passionate about education, environmental justice, and self determination. She is especially interested in working with communities most impacted by disinvestment, extraction, and environmental racism. Her current work is a continuation of her experiences organizing around environmental injustices as a youth in her hometown of Chester, PA.