For over twenty-five years, Torran has worked in the field of education with a focus on environmental education and community engagement. Torran has developed environmental education programs for the Environmental Education Exchange, created social justice programs as the Director of the Legacy of Japanese Incarceration Project, and published over fifty books for children as a freelance author. Currently, Torran is the Outreach Coordinator for the Indigenous Resilience Center (IRes) whose mission is “Centering Indigenous ways of knowing into co-designed environmental solutions and training the next generation of community leaders.” To learn about IRes updates, opportunities, and events please join our mailing list.
Torran previously worked with the Institute for Energy Solutions on the Sustainable Bio-economy for Arid Regions project (SBAR) and as the Community Engagement Coordinator for the Indigenous Food, Energy & Water Security and Sovereignty project (Indige-FEWSS).
Torran is thrilled to work with the Indigenous Resilience Center on topics he is passionate about. He is looking to connect with others working with Indigenous communities, incorporating the arts/storytelling into environmental issues, and innovative climate change education and communication.