Green Ambassadors Coordinator
Manny Vazquez is the Green Ambassadors Coordinator for Environmental Charter Middle School in Gardena. In his role, Manny supports the environmental education component of student learning. Prior to ECS, Manny has had three years of organizing events in inclusive music and art spaces throughout Southern California with a focus on empowering people of color and the LGBTQ community.
Manny also volunteers and is active with the Los Angeles Community Garden Council and the Friends of Gardena Willows Wetland Preserve. He has previously volunteered with Blood Orange Infoshop in Riverside and Farmworks LA. A native of Lawndale, Manny is also an Environmental Charter High School alumni and is passionate about music, history, sustainable ways of living and a larger representation of minority communities in art programs and environmental groups.