Welcome Cohort # 15!

One-hundred and thirty seven people have graduated from Nature for All’s Leadership Academy! This month, we welcome 15 new participants to the 15th Nature For All Leadership Academy Cohort! The Leadership Academy’s six-month training program helps community members develop new skills in political organizing, civic engagement and communications techniques. The fifteenth class is composed of…

Apply for the Nature for All Leadership Academy

Our Nature for All Leadership Academy application for the Spring 2019 term is now OPEN! Applications are due at 11:59pm, January 8, 2019 (deadline extended). Apply online today! The Nature for All Leadership Academy is a five-month training program focused on organizing, advocacy, civic engagement, and local community action. Individuals must meet the following criteria: A)…

Nature For All Celebrates 13th Leadership Academy Cohort Graduation

After completing six months of biweekly evening trainings, our 13th Leadership Academy cohort graduated on May 9, 2018! Nature For All celebrated the graduation at the Jeff Seymour Family Center with keynote speaker David Diaz, Programs Director of BikeSGV. We presented the Leadership Academy participants with their diplomas, and Jenny Lopez spoke about her experience…

Lucky Thirteen — Nature for All Welcomes Leadership Academy Class #13

One-hundred and twenty-two people have graduated from Nature for All's Leadership Academy. A new class arrives this week -- the thirteenth class since 2011. The Leadership Academy's six-month training program helps community members develop new skills in political organizing, civic engagement and communications techniques. Led by the Wilderness Society for Nature For All, this thirteenth…

Support Leadership This #GivingTuesday

We need good leaders, now more than ever. This #GivingTuesday, we give thanks to the future leaders helping us care for our public lands and advocate for the protection and enhancement of our mountains, forests, rivers, parks, and urban open spaces. Now is the time to lead, and to take a stand. Our public lands…

Leadership Academy Graduation: Congrats, 12th Cohort!

We celebrated the graduation of our Leadership Academy's 12th cohort at LA State Historic Park! Laura Torres from member organization National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) served as our emcee, and National Park Service Ranger Kya-Marina Le was our keynote speaker. Congratulations to graduates Sofia Aleman, Alain Bourgault, Yuhki Fukusumi, Michael Gasbarro, Sally Gee, Joel Glen,…

On the Ground Work Update: Wild River Ride Bike Tour

For her Leadership Academy project, recent graduate Dorothy Wong partnered with Bike San Gabriel Valley's Women on Wheels to host an educational bike tour of the San Gabriel River in September. The Wild River Ride bike tour started at the Santa Fe Dam Recreation Area and ended at Cogswell Dam. Along the way,  she educated the…