Lisa Trope is the Senior Colorado Organizer for Food & Water Watch, working with people across Colorado to hold their elected officials accountable to protecting our food, water, health and climate. Lisa started working with Food & Water Watch in February of 2014 and has worked with people in a number of cities from Arvada to Durango on local, state and national issues. She has worked on campaigns to stop the overuse of antibiotics on factory farms, protect GMO labeling, and to protect water, air, health and homes from fracking; Lisa also works with students in the west to hold their universities accountable to transitioning from selling harmful one-time use plastic water bottles on campus to better practices. Most recently, Lisa is focused on holding CO elected officials accountable to resist President Trump and bringing more clean, renewable energy to Colorado.
Before joining Food & Water Watch, Lisa completed Green Corps, a training program for environmental organizing. During that year she worked on a number of campaigns, including legislation for renewable energy standards, a ballot initiative to work to label genetically engineered food, and legislation to pass a statewide one-time plastic bag ban. Lisa graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder with a B.A. in environmental studies. She can be reached at ltrope(at)fwwatch.org.