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Hanna Araza

Communications & Engagement Specialist

Hanna (she/her/hers) is the Communications and Engagement Specialist at West Coast Environmental Law. She is a first-generation immigrant settler who is grateful to live on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), and səl̓ilwətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) territories.

Hanna holds a BA Communications and Print & Digital Publishing degree from Simon Fraser University. Prior to West Coast, her past experiences include work done with Apathy is Boring, the CCPA's Corporate Mapping Project, Media Democracy Days, and the SFU Centre for Dialogue. Hanna has always been passionate about sustainability and BIPOC-led social justice, and is she is excited to channel her creativity towards advancing this meaningful work. She sees communication and community engagement as vital tools for strengthening collective efficacy, bridging divides, and co-creating resilient, equitable futures.

Outside of work, Hanna enjoys travelling, making zines, and watching Bake-off. She is excited to join West Coast and advocate for inclusive environmental and climate justice, and having it enshrined in law.