CEC Welcomes Bri Baiza as a Development Intern

Bri is a senior at DePaul University majoring in Theatre Management with a minor in Environmental Studies. She is set to graduate in December of 2020 and hopes to work in development in the artistic or environmental non-profit sector after completing her Bachelors. In the past, Bri has interned in the development department at Houston’s Alley Theatre and Chicago’s Goodman Theatre.

Bri is the Fall 2020 Development Intern and is looking forward to learning more about the world of fundraising for non-profits in the environmental field. She is excited to delve into environmental justice and hopes to learn about Houston-area conservation and environmental programs.

Bri is open to job opportunities post-graduation and can be reached at [email protected]

CEC Welcomes Shari Austin as a Media and Production Intern

Shari Austin is a senior at the University of Houston who is majoring in Media Production and minoring in African American Studies. She is set to graduate in the Spring of 2021 and hopes to one day become a renowned film producer.

Shari is passionate about bringing stories to life about African Americans as well as helping the African American community obtain racial, environmental, economic, political and social justice. She enjoys doing this through a camera lens.

Shari looks forward to joining the CEC internship team and gaining more knowledge and experience to help make the community a better place.

Shari may be reached at [email protected]

CEC Welcomes Allison Dean as a Policy and Government Relations Intern

Allison Dean is a Senior at the University of Houston, majoring in Political Science and minoring in Law, Value, and Policy. She is set to graduate in the Spring of 2021, and hopes to pursue her Master of Public Policy after completing her Bachelors.

Allison’s internship is part of The Hobby School of Public Affairs’ Civic Houston Internship Program (CHIP), which offers government internships to University of Houston students.

Allison is eager to find new ways to promote voter awareness about environmental issues. She will be monitoring and reporting on the Houston City Council’s decisions regarding environmental issues and policies. She is passionate about environmental issues, and looks forward to being a part of CEC.

In her free time, Allison enjoys gardening, hiking, and spending time with her many pets. Allison can be reached at [email protected]