Candice Kim is the Project Director of the Moving Forward Network located at UEPI. The network seeks to transform the global trade system by supporting the organizing, advocacy, education and research efforts of partners around the United States towards improving public health, quality of life, environmental integrity, labor conditions and environmental justice. Candice has spent many years supporting community-centered campaigns to reduce dirty diesel pollution from ports and freight transportation in the state of California. She draws upon her experience as a community and labor organizer to support community-led statewide and regional coalitions fighting to protect public health. In her previous position as Climate Campaign Director at the Center for Biological Diversity, she also focused on fighting pollution from oil and gas extraction. Candice received her Master of Public Health degree from the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California and a B.A. in fine art from the University of California, Santa Barbara. She is a member of the Switzer Foundation Fellowship Network.
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