Lillian Holden

Lillian Holden is the Education and Community Outreach Coordinator, supporting Birds in my Neighborhood, Space to Grow, and the Building School Gardens community conservation programs. Hired after completing her AmeriCorps – Public Ally service year as the Education Apprentice in 2018, Lillian loves that she is an agent in galvanizing succeeding generations to be advocates for nature through a hands-on approach to outdoor education Openlands provides through its community conservation programs. She is a proud Chicago native who is passionate about tackling the global climate crisis through youth mentorship and nature exploration. She hopes to inspire our growing generation of business owners, doctors, CEOs, coders, engineers, lawyers, and more to keep sustainability at the forefront of their mind when pursuing their aspirations. Lillian holds an Associates in the Arts from Harold Washington College.

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