Levon Williams

Levon’s (He/Him) passion for environmental justice runs deep. He is originally from Brooklyn, NY. He focuses on creating access to outdoors at Trust for Public Land in the Pacific Northwest by supporting the community schoolyard initiative, ensuring healthy livable communities for generations to come. He cares about finding resources to mitigate urban climate change for … Read more

Viviana Serrano

Hi, my name is Viviana Serrano (she/her), and am an alumni from UC Irvine. I studied Environmental Science as well as Comparative Literature. I enjoy creating spaces for the BIPOC community and excited for creating change within the capacity that I can. I enjoy mountaineering and climbing with my time off as well as reading.

Vianey Moreno

Vianey is an indigenous Zapotec womxn from Oaxaca, migrating to the U.S at the age of 3, she found community as a way to understand the injustices of being undocumented. Along her journey, she found herself working with youth in outdoor exploration, environmental justice, the arts, and leadership development in the Northeast San Fernando Valley … Read more

Therese A Baca-Radler

Therese Baca-Radler was born and raised in New Mexico. She is an avid outdoors person, leader, and scholar. She attended the University of New Mexico where she earned a dual BS in General Education and Special Education, an MA in Bilingual Education with an emphasis in TESOL, and a doctorate in Language, Literacy, and Sociocultural … Read more

Shirley Calderon

Shirley joined Woodcraft Camp via AmeriCorps Vista after graduating with a B.S. in Earth Systems Science from UC Merced. With experience as an Outdoor Educator and Park Ranger in Yosemite and San Francisco, she’s excited to inspire future generations in her community through outdoor experiences that foster Social Emotional Learning. Shirley’s passion is to connect … Read more

Samal Tayag

Sam’s roots in community science grow from field research with their Grandma as a child in the lahar fields of the Mt. Pinatubo volcanic eruption. There they saw the power of community knowledge and mutual aid with the land applied to scientific research. They work to support relationships to the land and natural science as … Read more

Michelle Matthews

Michelle was born in Iran to a Chinese/Vietnamese mother and a Black/Caucasian father. Her father, once a minister from North Carolina, was a technical writer who wrote manuals for the defense industry and taught her how to use Ventura Publisher when she was eleven. She has spent most of her career working as a creative … Read more

Kimberly Guo

Kimberly (she/her) was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA on the ancestral homeland of the past and current Chumash and Tongva people. She is currently an Associate at Better World Group, an environmental advocacy and policy consulting firm. At Better World Group, she works on projects related to equitable access, environmental justice, coalition building, … Read more

Jordan Salcido

Jordan Salcido (she / her) is a multidisciplinary community organizer based in the unceded territory of Tongva, Chumash and Kizh people, greater Los Angeles area. Through story maps, interviews, zines and social media, her work creates a space for community to share their own story of strength and resilience. She greatly believes in the power … Read more

Jenny Lopez

Jenny Lopez deeply enjoys slow walks, collective breaths and music-filled group bike rides. She has ancestral roots in the Mixtec region of Oaxaca, Mexico, and intuitively experiences a sense of homecoming when being and spending time in Nature through Public Lands access. Jenny describes this time as grounding, restorative to her nervous system, life-giving, and … Read more