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Zully Juarez Senior Research & Policy Analyst at Just Solutions

Zully Juarez, MURP.

Senior Research & Policy Analyst

Zully Juarez (she/her/hers), works to identify, research, and analyze existing environmental policies, practices, procedures, and laws. Zully has over a decade of extensive experience working on various environmental, public health, transportation and urban planning projects and policies to advance people-powered planning and policy solutions for equitable communities. Her past experience includes positions at USC Environmental Health Centers, East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice, LA County Department of Public Health, and the Institute of Transportation and Development Policy in Mexico City.

Zully holds a Master of Urban & Regional Planning from UCLA and two Bachelor of Arts degrees in Gender & Women’s Studies and Ethnic Studies from UC Berkeley. Based in Los Angeles, Zully enjoys spending time outdoors, hiking, running, visiting art galleries, and enjoying time with her nephews.

Contact: zully at justsolutionscollective.org

Solutions by Zully Juarez, MURP.

Across the United States, Black, Indigenous, and communities of color are disproportionately impacted by pollution and environmental health disparities. Environmental health disparities exist when communities exposed to a combination of […]

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In our third and final webinar from The Perfect Storm of Extraction, Poverty, and Climate Change Webinar Series, we hosted a panel discussion with community leaders interviewed in The Perfect […]

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Using a case study approach in six frontline communities, Just Solutions has developed a Prioritizing Frontline Communities Framework that assesses the “pre-existing” economic, health, and infrastructure conditions that affect the […]

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In part two of The Perfect Storm of Extraction, Poverty, and Climate Change Webinar Series, the authors of the report provided an overview of the health and infrastructure issues and […]

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Hear from the authors of Just Solution’s recent report, “The Perfect Storm of Extraction, Poverty, and Climate Change: A Framework for Assessing Vulnerability, Resilience, Adaptation, and a Just Transition in […]

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Using a case study approach in six frontline communities, Just Solutions has developed a Prioritizing Frontline Communities Framework that assesses the “pre-existing” economic, health, and infrastructure conditions that affect the […]

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On Friday, July 14, 2023, Just Solutions was invited to join Vice President Harris in Baltimore, Maryland as she delivered remarks highlighting provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act. Joined by […]

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Using a case study approach in six frontline communities, Just Solutions has developed a Prioritizing Frontline Communities Framework that assesses the “pre-existing” economic, health, and infrastructure conditions that affect the […]

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A FRAMEWORK FOR ASSESSING VULNERABILITY, RESILIENCE, ADAPTATION, AND A JUST TRANSITION IN FRONTLINE COMMUNITIES Just Solutions is announcing the publication of “The Perfect Storm of Extraction, Poverty, and Climate Change: […]

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Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) and frontline communities bear the disproportionate burden of environmental and climate impacts. We know the communities that are at the greatest risk. We […]

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On April 21, 2023, President Biden released a new Executive Order, “Revitalizing Our Nation’s Commitment to Environmental Justice for All”. Along with this release, he delivered remarks at a ceremony […]

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At Just Solutions, we aim to deepen understanding and expand the perspective of what it will take to transition to a 100% regenerative energy future that is just and equitable. A comprehensive […]

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March 2023 marks Just Solution Collective’s 2nd Anniversary! In celebration, we look back at our research and analysis work as we continue driving community-created equity-centered solutions to the climate crisis. […]

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“The Road to Equity: Concerns and Analysis of RUC Pricing Mechanisms” Policy Brief: Completed for community-based advocates, in partnership with state environmental justice organizations. ‍You can view and download the […]

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As states, regions, and cities aim to transition to a clean energy future, many search for new transportation strategies and funding mechanisms. Equity and tax progressivity considerations need to be […]

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On September 18, 2022, Hurricane Fiona hit and flooded Puerto Rico, leaving millions without power. It has been three weeks and more than 30,000 people still find themselves without power2. […]

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This summer, the Biden-Harris Administration announced six new actions to lower electricity bills for working families, funded by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. The administration aims to accomplish this by lowering electricity […]

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Primary Author: Zully Juarez, Senior Research & Policy Analyst I hope that our health isn’t determined by our zip code, race, ethnicity, income, and other identities. I am hoping that […]

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The Just Solution Collective presents, “Energy Burden and the Clean Energy Transition”, a three-part blog series that addresses energy burden reduction as an important part of the clean energy transition […]

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The Just Solution Collective presents, “Energy Burden and the Clean Energy Transition”, a three-part blog series that addresses energy burden reduction as an important part of the clean energy transition […]

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The Just Solution Collective presents, “Energy Burden and the Clean Energy Transition”, a three-part blog series that addresses energy burden reduction as an important part of the clean energy transition […]

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This report that shines a light on energy burden reduction as an important part of the clean energy transition. This report examines fundamental inequities of our current energy landscape and […]

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Just Solutions Collective is pleased to announce the release of, “Energy Burden and the Clean Energy Transition: Challenges and just solutions from energy assistance practitioners and advocates from around the […]

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At Just Solutions Collective, we are working to broaden and deepen the understanding of equitable and effective policies and projects to build the capacity of communities to replicate, scale and […]

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Scaling Up & Building Solutions to Expand Frontline Community-Led Solar The Just Solutions Collective and the People’s Solar Energy Fund presents, “The Rising Dawn: How equitable solar policy can forward […]

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“Part of being optimistic is keeping one’s head pointed toward the sun, one’s feet moving forward.” – Nelson Mandela The Just Solutions Collective and the People’s Solar Energy Fund presents, […]

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No sun outlasts its sunset, but it will rise again and bring the dawn – Maya Angelou BIPOC-Frontline Community-Led Solar Policy Solutions The Just Solutions Collective and the People’s Solar […]

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