Barbarah Torres

Barbarah Torres
Grants Coordinator, Port of San Diego

Barbarah is a leader deeply involved in her community, pushing for alternative transportation policies that inch us closer to meeting the climate action plan goals for the City of San Diego as well as State goals. She is the Grants Manager for the Clairemont Town Council Foundation and has secured over $30,000 in grant funds and donations in 2018-2019 to advance community programs and projects aimed at neighborhood improvement, economic development, and public art in Clairemont--all to bolster quality of life for residents. Under the Clairemont Town Council Foundation, she founded a program to push for alternative transportation initiatives called BIKE CLAIREMONT and secured over $10,000 in funding in 2018-2019 to advance alternative transportation infrastructure, conduct projects to empower riders with mechanical skills and bike safety, and bring awareness of current bicycle routes. In addition, she served on the Clairemont Community Planning Group and advocated for affordable housing projects, alternative transportation, Transit Oriented Development, and safe routes to schools.

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