Author: Alison Cagle

About Alison

Alison Cagle

Alison Cagle is a communications professional with a strong passion for understanding and protecting the planet. She believes that environmental literacy can be utilized to strengthen all of California’s diverse communities, by creating a deep understanding of and commitment to protect our state’s vibrant natural resources. For nearly three years, she coordinated digital learning resources for environmental science at Pearson Education, and worked in publicity at Random House in New York. Alison is a world traveler, a fierce animal lover, and devoted to working together with communities to teach our children how to nourish and protect the environment, all through the lens of equity and cultural relevance.

Alison Cagle

When Mustafa Ali, the decades-long advisor for the Environmental Protection Agency who elevated social justice and industry accountability into the government’s environmental protection agenda, was asked why oversight is needed to ensure the protection and health of lands inhabited by communities of color, Ali did not mince words. “That’s what happens when you are disconnected […]

Alison Cagle

“The students cleared a local pond that frequently gets clogged with natural or human-made pollution. On their return visit, they saw that a huge log had been thrown into the pond–but when they went to remove it, they found a thriving ecosystem of snails reclaiming the wood. So the students made the independent decision to […]