Esther Ritchin

Paralegal CLF Massachusetts

Esther is a paralegal supporting the Clean Air and Water project. She recently graduated from Yale University with a B.A. in English Language and Literature. During college, Esther spent much of her time working with young adults experiencing homelessness and housing instability and as a video-journalist for the Yale Daily News. Aside from environmental issues, Esther has a passion for theater, baking, creative writing, and useless trivia.

Recent Posts

Building Communities That Thrive: A Conversation with Dr. Thea James
In the United States, your zip code is a powerful predictor of how long you live. For someone in Newton, Massachusetts, life expectancy extends well into the 90s. But drive just an hour south to New Bedford, and you’ll find it drops to an average of just 68 years old.  It’s tempting to boil down…
Massachusetts Still Needs a Roadmap to Beat Climate Change
UPDATE: As the end of the year approaches, lawmakers are close to taking action that would protect the long-term health and safety of Massachusetts residents. The House Roadmap Bill and the Senate Climate Bill are under review in the conference committee, with legislators stitching together a critical final version to pass on to the Governor.…


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