Green Festival Speakers
Ximena Gil grew up in the neighborhood that surrounds Debs Park. She started volunteering at the Audubon Center at Debs Park in 2006 and was hired as a summer intern after graduating from high school. Currently, Ximena works part-time at the Center, while attending college. Ximena plays a vital role facilitating educational programs while supporting our youth programming. Ximena is leading the Arroyo Green Team program that focuses getting local youth involved in conservation action projects in Debs Park. Ximena’s work is rooted in getting children from urban communities connected with the local natural world.