September 18, 2020

By Sydney Fuller

We are so excited to meet the fourth Alumni Leadership Cohort. Ashia, Luz, and I have been working for months to curate an experience that is joyful, fulfilling, and thoughtful. We can't wait to meet you!

May 6, 2020

ALC 4 applications are live! Get your questions answered here.

October 25, 2019

By Dyaami D'Orazio

Hello Alumni of the Greatest Conservation Network of All Time! Guilu (UM ‘16) and Dyaami (UW ‘14) here. We had the amazing opportunity to assist in the facilitation of Alumni Leadership Cohort 3 with the superstars Teri and Luz this September. We want to share some reflections and thoughts with you about the experience of connection, facilitation, and this phase of our network growth...

September 23, 2019

By Ashia Ajani

Stories are an essential part of the human condition. Storytelling allows us to exchange ourselves with one another and build community. Unfortunately, for many of us who belong to marginalized backgrounds, our stories have been defined for us, or ripped from our personhood entirely. We are placed into boxes, told to homogenize our experience, make it palatable to others. Through the Alumni Leadership Cohort, we recognize the vastness of experience, and how storytelling can be used to reclaim that vastness. It is our pleasure to introduce just a glimpse of the diverse narratives that exist within the 3rd annual DDCSP Alumni Leadership Cohort. 

September 6, 2018

In October, 19 thoughtful DDCSP Alumni change-makers gathered at White Oak Conservation Center. Here are some reflections from Camille, Citralina, and Andrea on their experiences of the Alumni Leadership Cohort Experience.

March 20, 2018

By Rasheena Fountain

"It is through communal sharing of narratives that hidden stories become dominant stories and dominant stories become more familiar and inclusive to those feeling on the outside of field where they are in the minority."