Krystle Yu is an aspiring urban planner passionate about environmental justice and the equitable creation of climate-resilient cities. She believes that access to green and outdoor spaces is foundational to community wellbeing and hopes to tackle systemic barriers to that access.
Currently, she works in community outreach for urban greening projects and active transportation projects in Koreatown and northwest Pasadena respectively. Her desire to grow as an advocate recently led her to participate in the Nature for All Leadership Academy. As her capstone project for the academy, she is currently working on creating a self-guided tour for the Arlington Garden in Pasadena. She is also a current volunteer with the mobilizations team in the Sunrise Movement Los Angeles Hub.
Krystle graduated from Pitzer College with a BA in organizational studies and a focus on public policy. During her free time, she enjoys sketching, spending time with friends, and playing the flute.