Founder of Latino Outdoors José González

I’m a Sucker for a Good Story

José González is the founder of Latino Outdoors. Before taking part in a Zócalo/Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County panel discussion titled “Is Nature Only for White People?” at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, he spoke in the green room about working at an industrial laundromat, the films of Hayao Miyazaki, and running into his former students years later.

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REI Marketing Executive Myrian Solis Coronel

I Would Love to Travel Back to When My Grandparents Were Kids

Myrian Solis Coronel is an REI marketing executive. She also serves on the California State Park and Recreation Commission. Before taking part in a Zócalo/Natural History Museum of Los Angeles …

Author and Journalist Lisa Margonelli

Growing Up, I Had My Own Flock of Sheep

Lisa Margonelli is an author, journalist, and deputy editor at Zócalo Public Square. Her latest book is Underbug: An Obsessive Tale of Termites and Technology. Before taking part in a …

Behavioral Scientist Caroline Orr

Cursive Writing Is Like an Art Form for Me

Caroline Orr is a Virginia Commonwealth University behavioral scientist who uses open-source information and data analytics to examine how Russia has weaponized social media against the United States. Before taking …

Film Producer and Founder of Russian Media Monitor Julia Davis

There Is No Substitute for Traditional Ukrainian Foods

Julia Davis is a Ukraine-born film producer and founder of the Russian Media Monitor, which analyzes Russian state media in the broader context of the Kremlin’s propaganda. Before taking part …