MENTORSHIP CO-DIRECTOR – CARMELITA MILLER

MENTORSHIP CO-DIRECTOR – CARMELITA MILLER
Greenlining Institute

Carmelita Miller is Energy Counsel for the Greenlining Institute and she currently works on regulatory proceedings to ensure that all communities have equitable access to the benefits of California's energy policies. She was born in the Philippines and grew up in South San Francisco, California.  She graduated from Sacramento State University where she earned a B.A. in History.  She attended UC Hastings College of the Law where she actively participated in various organizations including serving as the President of the Pilipino American Law Society and Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Hastings Race and Poverty Law Journal.  Inspired by her personal experiences, she dedicated her free time in law school to providing legal assistance to the low-income population by interning and volunteering at various community-based organizations. After a graduating from UC Hastings, she became a Greenlining Legal Fellow. When she is not working or fighting for justice, Carmelita, with her fiancé Adam, enjoys cooking, hiking, and playing with her two labrador retrievers named Maximus and Athena.