Marissa Howdershelt


Marissa Howdershelt is a first-generation, queer, non-binary student. Living in the inland empire of Southern California, they have witnessed firsthand the detrimental effects of warehousing and expansion of distribution services in this region. Marissa hopes to envision a world wherein we actively cultivate an economy that is mindful of its direct effects on the lives of community members. Furthermore, they would like to look to sustainable ways of living that center the care and needs of both land and community.