Juan Reynosa is an organizer with the SouthWest Organizing Project who focuses on environmental justice and air quality issues. Before joining SWOP, Juan was the New Mexico Beyond Coal organizer for Sierra Club, an organizer with New Mexico Youth Organized, and a Green for All fellow. Beyond his professional experience, he has a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science from the University of New Mexico. His hometown is Hobbs, New Mexico, which is the epicenter of the oil and gas industry in southeastern New Mexico. Hailing from Hobbs’s low-income Chicano community, Juan is a young man who brings a wealth of knowledge about the issues facing communities subject to polluting industry, and a strong skill set in organizing.
Growing up in an oil and gas town that also has a lot of racism issues; Juan experienced many social justice issues on a firsthand basis. For the past seven years, Juan has been the Environmental Justice Organizer with SWOP, assisting environmental justice communities their fights for self-determination to achieve clean air and water. Juan has also helped run field for political campaigns and has led many youth leadership programs. Beyond his professional experience, he has a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science from the University of New Mexico.
Living Our Power CJA Member Convening
Climate Justice Alliance March 28 2019·
Meet the organizing team for the Living Our Power CJA Member Convening. Follow #LivingOurPower and #CJA19 for updates! — with Juan Reynosa, Tere Almaguer, Angela Adrar, Nati Conrazon, Dante C. Swinton, Mateo Nube, Darryl Molina Sarmiento, Marion Gee, Holly Baker, Yuki Kidokoro, Elizabeth Yeampierre, Chloe Sachine Sumi, Darryl E. Jordan, Monica Atkins, Senowa Mize-Fox, Cynthia Mellon, Ananda Lee Tan, Makani Themba and Parisa Bonita Norouzi.