Resilience: Unleashing the Power of Youth


A three-part online series of conversations exploring the strength and determination of youth to protect one another, their communities, and the environment in the face of global challenges.


Investing in the Future: What a Green Economic Stimulus Package Means for Opportunity Youth

Featuring CA State Senator María Elena Durazo, Corpsmember Alumni Michael Barahona, and Mary Ellen Sprenkel, President & CEO of The Corps Network


Living on the Edge: How Youth are Stepping up to Confront Climate Change and Disaster Response

Featuring Jake Levine, Attorney & Policy Advisor of Covington & Burling LLP; Lawrence Melendez, Sr. Program Manager at LA Conservation Corps; and Corpsmember Oscar Murillo

October 29th

Staying Strong: Health and Mental Health Challenges for BIPOC Youth in 2020

Featuring CA Assemblymember Luz Rivas

Noon to 1 p.m. via Zoom


The LA Conservation Corps inaugural speaker’s series bringing together policy and civic leaders, community partners, and the rising stars of our Corpsmember Leadership Councils and staff to discuss topics that are affecting Los Angeles’ young adults as they envision their future and their career. Together, we can create an engaging and timely conversation that elevates the youth voice alongside civic leaders in a conversation that gives our audience honest answers and hope for the future.