Josh Lewis is a recent graduate of the University of California, Berkeley where he studied political science and public policy. Josh is originally from the Northern Sierra Nevada mountains, where he led youth-centered efforts to defend natural ecosystems and protect voting rights. He is currently an account coordinator at Lucas Public Affairs, supporting clients who seek to advance equitable climate and higher education policy at the intersection of politics, policy and communications.
Formerly, Josh served as the chair of the University of California Student Association which represents the 290,000+ students of the UC system, and currently serves as an elected delegate to the California Democratic Party’s statewide Central Committee. As a member of YLAC, Josh aims to advance policy centering the California urban-rural divide, equitable access to higher education, and climate action.