Juan Parras

Juan Parras has worked in the public sector for most of his working years. He began in 1976 as a Harris County Welfare Counselor; City of Houston Community Development Block Grants Housing counselor; International Union Organizer for the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees; Community Organizer for Environmental Law and Justice Clinic at Texas Southern University School of Law; lastly, as an Environmental Justice Advocate for T.e.j.a.s. Juan is currently the Executive Director of Texas Environmental Justice Advocacy Services (t.e.j.a.s.), founded in 2006.