Apply for the Leadership Academy

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Leadership Academy Eligibility

The Nature for All Leadership Academy is a six-month training program focused on organizing, advocacy, civic engagement, and local community action.

Individuals must meet the following criteria:

A) Individuals must demonstrate experience OR interest in environmental protection related to the San Gabriel Mountains, River, watershed areas and local parks.

B) Individuals must commit to carrying out Nature For All’s vision of engaging diverse communities in protecting and improving equitable access to the San Gabriel Mountains and our public lands.

C) Applicant must live in the San Gabriel Valley OR within the greater Los Angeles region.

Fall 2018 Leadership Academy Class Schedule

The Leadership Academy for the Fall 2018 term will run from July 14 to November 14, 2018.

The Leadership Academy meets alternating Wednesday evenings from 5:30pm to 8:30pm, and some Saturday mornings from 9am to noon. Each academy session includes a skills-building workshop and interactive discussions on how the skills can be applied in environmental advocacy. The schedule is subject to change with advance notice. NOTE: Classes will be held in the San Gabriel Valley and Los Angeles region.

Saturdays, 9 am – 12 pm

  • July 14 (*8 am – 1:30 pm)
  • August 25
  • September 22
  • October 6

Wednesdays, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

  • July 18
  • August 1
  • August 29
  • September 12
  • September 26
  • October 17
  • October 31
  • November 14 (Graduation Ceremony)

Locations of the classes are in Downtown Los Angeles and the San Gabriel Valley.

Applications for the Fall 2018 cohort are due 5pm, Friday May 18. Apply below!

Questions? Contact Duyen Tran at