1 hr 3 min

Running for Social and Environmental Justice Breaking Green Ceilings

    • Natural Sciences

Rocio Villalobos is from Austin, Texas. She's an avid trail runner who promotes mental health, having experienced her own challenges and finding a place to belong in nature. She runs to promote Indigenous values around running to heal the soul and healing one's relationship to the land and to raise awareness on the importance of increasing racial representation in the outdoors. She is also a mentor who helps connect young people to nature and themselves. In addition, she is also an environmental and social justice activist who is fighting to promote a healthy community in her East Austin neighborhood which is predominantly Latinx and a Black community and has experienced environmental injustices. Last but not least, she is currently working with the City of Austin's equity office as an immigrant affairs coordinator. Connect with Rocio* IG: @thexicanaexplorer* Linked In: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rociodelrosario (https://www.linkedin.com/in/rociodelrosario)Follow Breaking Green Ceilings* IG - @breaking_green_ceilings

Rocio Villalobos is from Austin, Texas. She's an avid trail runner who promotes mental health, having experienced her own challenges and finding a place to belong in nature. She runs to promote Indigenous values around running to heal the soul and healing one's relationship to the land and to raise awareness on the importance of increasing racial representation in the outdoors. She is also a mentor who helps connect young people to nature and themselves. In addition, she is also an environmental and social justice activist who is fighting to promote a healthy community in her East Austin neighborhood which is predominantly Latinx and a Black community and has experienced environmental injustices. Last but not least, she is currently working with the City of Austin's equity office as an immigrant affairs coordinator. Connect with Rocio* IG: @thexicanaexplorer* Linked In: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rociodelrosario (https://www.linkedin.com/in/rociodelrosario)Follow Breaking Green Ceilings* IG - @breaking_green_ceilings

1 hr 3 min