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Sekita Grant

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The Solutions Project
The Solutions Project

Sekita Grant is an environmental policy and social justice strategist. She joins The Solutions Project as the VP, Programs overseeing our grantmaking, policy research, and impact strategy support for more than 100 frontline leaders innovating in models for a regenerative economy across the country, including Puerto Rico. She is also an environmental justice lecturer at Sacramento State University. Sekita has been a consultant supporting change-makers in equitable climate policy and narratives. She worked previously as a Climate Justice Fellow with the Emerson Collective and recently completed a fellowship with the Florida Sea Grant and University of Florida Law Conservation Clinic. Prior to that, Sekita worked as the Policy and Impact Strategy manager for the Emerson Collective. In that capacity, Sekita helped to catalyze new approaches to scaling environmental and social good through climate and environment policies and projects. Prior to the Emerson Collective, Sekita worked at the Greenlining Institute as Legal Counsel on their Environmental Equity team. In that role, she worked to make energy and climate policies in California equitable and beneficial to communities of color. She came to Greenlining from Business for Social Responsibility where she worked as a sustainability and human rights consultant to large corporations. Prior to that, Sekita worked as a policy advisor at the California Energy Commission in Sacramento. There she served as lead advisor to the chair on climate, transportation, and legal matters. She lives with her partner between the Bay Area, CA and San Juan, Puerto Rico.