Andrew Ramirez Robertson

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Short Description: 

Andrew empowered more than 3,000 low-income residents of border communities called Colonias to create their own sewage and drainage systems through self-help construction projects.

Winner/Finalist Info
Finalist or Winner: 
Winner
State: 
NM
Describe what this winner does/did: 
Andrew empowered more than 3,000 low-income residents of border communities called Colonias to create their own sewage and drainage systems through self-help construction projects. Through legislative advocacy, he helped make $18 million available for community-led environmental projects and expanded access to water, sewer and electricity services for border residents.
Year in which award/grant was awarded: 
2000