Leadership Academy Project: Watersheds Down to Long Beach

Leadership Academy Host: Ariel Dela Cruz, Cohort 19 Ariel Dela Cruz is a Leadership Academy graduate from cohort 19 and a passionate eco educator and sustainability professional. For her Academy project, Ariel gave a presentation to Edison Elementary’s 5th grade class in Long Beach to teach students about the need to keep our oceans clean … Continue reading Leadership Academy Project: Watersheds Down to Long Beach

Our Heritage, Our Planet Film Festival

We are proud of our participation in the “Our Heritage, Our Planet” film festival from Hispanic Access in October 2022. Team member Anakaren Andrade created a short film, “Connecting the Gap: Los Angeles Nature for All,” about the introduction of the Mt. Wilson Express transit route and the importance for Angelenos to have access to … Continue reading Our Heritage, Our Planet Film Festival

Rep. Judy Chu Event for San Gabriel Mountains Shuttle System Funding

History in the making! Congresswoman Judy Chu presented us with a check for nearly $1 million, to be used for our work on the first Los Angeles County shuttle system to the San Gabriel Mountains. We organized a test shuttle to showcase the proposed "Mt. Wilson Express" route, starting from the Metro Gold Line station … Continue reading Rep. Judy Chu Event for San Gabriel Mountains Shuttle System Funding

Routes to Parks: San Fernando to Malibu

We partnered with the city of San Fernando Parks and Recreation Department to host the first of our Routes to Parks trips, from San Fernando to Malibu Creek State Park. For the event, we joined participants for a three-mile hike to Century Lake and a mindful activity, in which participants shared that they felt calmer … Continue reading Routes to Parks: San Fernando to Malibu