FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 26, 2020
NATURE FOR ALL VIRTUAL GRADUATION CEREMONY FOR LEADERSHIP ACADEMY COHORT 17 ON MAY 27
Honored Guest Speakers Include Congresswoman Judy Chu and State Senator Susan Rubio
Los Angeles, California—Nature for All is honoring the graduates of Cohort 17 of its Leadership Academy program with a virtual commencement ceremony on Wednesday, May 27, 6:30 to 8 pm PT. Honored guest speakers lined up for the ceremony include Congresswoman Judy Chu and State Senator Susan Rubio.
The Leadership Academy is a long-term training program, established in 2011, to teach organizing and advocacy skills, civic engagement, and local community action. More than 200 graduates have successfully executed more than 100 community engagement projects around Los Angeles, San Gabriel Valley,, and in the San Fernando Valley. Projects have included leading educational bike tours of the watershed area; organizing community workshops to raise awareness on protecting public lands among park-poor communities; and painting trash receptacles along the West and East forks of the San Gabriel River.
About Nature for All: Nature for All is a 501c3 organization based in Los Angeles that works to build a diverse base of support for ensuring that all Angelenos—no matter where they live—have equitable access to the wide range of benefits that nature can provide. This includes advocating for policies and programs that will protect the mountains and rivers in our area, to conserve resources and be more climate-resilient; create more natural spaces such as parks and bike paths in our historically underserved neighborhoods; and connect people and public lands through more trails and other outdoor recreational opportunities, to improve public health.