Peter is a second year Master of Urban and Regional Planning student in the Luskin School of Public Policy. His interest in water stems from his roots as an environmental activist. His professional career focused on community organizing and policy advocacy. At American Rivers, Peter supported communities across the nation in protecting their local water resources and most recently at TreePeople, he engaged Los Angeles residents in fostering the urban forest and taking steps to capture storm water. At UCLA Peter works as a Graduate Student Researcher in the Luskin Center for Innovation where he has contributed to research on water affordability in the state of California.