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Monica Krista De Vera

Organizer & Founding Advisor

Progress Toronto

Monica Krista De Vera

Monica is a Founding Advisor of Progress Toronto and is an Organizer on our staff team. She is a Masters of Environmental Studies candidate in planning at York University. She has been involved in the university through committees, a graduate and research assistantship, and was a visiting student at Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main, Germany for research on climate change, social movements and the right to the city.

Monica has worked with the Toronto Environmental Alliance on campaigns on Zero Waste, Air Pollution and Climate Change in an administrative and public engagement capacity. She has written a chapter for a book manuscript about climate justice entitled “Vulnerable Communities and Municipal Climate Change Policy in Toronto.” It is under review for publication.