Andrea Vidaurre is a Policy Analyst at the Center for Community Action and Environmental Justice (CCAEJ). Raised by migrant parents from Peru, she grew up in the unceded territory of the Tongva people, known today as the Inland region of Southern California in the San Bernardino and Riverside counties.
She graduated from the University of California, Riverside (UCR) where she earned her B.A. in Global Studies. She began at CCAEJ as a volunteer and community organizer in her hometown of Fontana where she led fights against unjust development and environmental racism.
Today, she works as a policy analyst and researcher ensuring that local, regional and statewide policies are improving the quality of life of communities and not degrading them. She is committed in continuing the fight against systematic oppression and its transnational implications.
She is constantly learning from the community around her and appreciates being a part of a greater movement for an equitable quality of life and conservation of the land we live on!