LISTEN: Rodrigo Alatriste-Diaz on the intersection of labor and environmental rights

Rodrigo Alatriste-Diaz joins the Agents of Change in Environmental Justice podcast to discuss environmental justice and labor rights in California’s San Joaquin Valley.


Alatriste-Diaz, a former fellow and Ph.D. candidate in Development Sociology at Cornell University and researcher at UC Merced’s Community and Labor Center, talks about his winding path to higher education, and what today’s health activists and advocates can learn from organizers and movements decades ago.

The Agents of Change in Environmental Justice podcast is a biweekly podcast featuring the stories and big ideas from past and present fellows, as well as others in the field. You can see all of the past episodes here.

Listen below to our discussion with Edwards, and subscribe to the podcast at iTunes, Spotify, or Stitcher.

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