Schneider Fellow, Midwest Region, Climate & Clean Energy program
As NRDC’s Midwest Climate & Clean Energy Fellow, Samuel Garcia focuses on a range of state and local issues, such as ensuring equal access to solar power under Illinois’s Future Energy Jobs Act. Prior to joining NRDC, Garcia worked as a legal and regulatory fellow within Environmental Defense Fund’s Climate and Energy program. He also began Take Action Comics, which aims to make critical issues of environmental justice, public health, and civil rights attractive to a diverse audience. Garcia holds a bachelor’s degree in international relations from Stanford University. He is based in Chicago.