2012 Scholar

Lana D. Guardo
CUNY City College

Lana D. Guardo
Lana is an environmental justice major at The Macaulay Honors College at The City College of New York. She is passionate about community organizing around issues of social inequality in the placement of toxic waste near marginalized populations. Lana serves as the President of the CCNY Green: Students for Environmental Justice and has launched several national environmental campaigns regulating paper procurement and energy usage. As a member of the Greenpeace Student Board, Lana has organized national and regional youth clean-energy conferences in Washington, DC and in New York City this past year. Lana enjoys biking, camping, yoga and playing the ukulele.

How can you describe a weekend of student leaders from across the U.S. with an intense passion to change the world? The Orientation was a phenomenal experience to meet and build connections that I'm sure will last a lifetime.

Emily Bacha, 2009 Udall Scholar


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