Park Programs Intern
Letitia Carpenter is a Park Programs Intern at the BRV San Francisco office for the new Salesforce Park atop Salesforce Transit Center.
Letitia graduated from the College of Charleston in May of 2018 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology and a Bachelors of Arts in Biology. While in Charleston Letitia interned at the Lowcountry Alliance for Model Communities, an environmental justice non-profit. During this internship Letitia participated in community based environmental justice research, was involved in a brownfield to park revitalization plan, and wrote and was awarded grants for one of the communities the non-profit worked with.
Letitia is pursuing her Masters in City and Regional Planning at UC Berkeley, concentrating in Healthy Cities and Environmental Planning. She is most interested in environmental justice issues revolving around the fair distribution of environmental burdens, access to environmental benefits, inclusionary planning, community engagement, community empowerment, and policies that uplift and protect low-income minority communities.