Energy Democracy Organizer Nyah Tisdell

Nyah Tisdell (she/her) is an Energy Democracy Organizer with the Local Clean Energy Alliance. She grew up in the San Fernando Valley of Southern California and since moving up to the Bay Area has found her passion for environmental and social justice. Nyah received her Bachelor of Science in Society and Environment with a minor in Global Poverty and Practice from the University of California, Berkeley.

She was a campaign lead for the UC Berkeley chapter of the Herbicide Free Campus non-profit where she organized outdoor volunteer work weeding days with campus gardeners, environmental justice panel events, and community garden building projects. She interned with Unite Here Local 2850 summer 2021 where she worked on campaigns to build unions with low income workers and communities of color throughout the East Bay. This experience in the labor movement inspired her decision to become a community organizer, as she believes that everyone deserves equitable access to healthy and sustainable resources.

Her favorite activities to do in her free time include painting, playing the guitar, watching action movies, and spending time at the beach.