Zara Jamshed (they/them) is a Technical Assistance Specialist with California’s Solar on Multifamily Affordable Housing (SOMAH) program at GRID Alternatives. They completed a B.A. in Engineering Arts and a Concentration in Climate Change at Smith College, where they gained experience as a peer-to-peer social justice educator. Outside of GRID, Zara is Bay Area Organizer with Queer Crescent building community, safety, healing arts and justice with LGBTQ+ Muslims. They believe racial, economic and climate justice are possible when we are able to dream liberatory futures through art and connection.