Aaron Nakai

aaronAaron is a critical educator who has served as a trainer, mentor, and youth development specialist in a variety of community and education spaces for the past 13 years. He is currently the Program Director of Health Equity and Community Engagement at the Institute for Sustainable Economic, Educational and Environmental Design (I-SEEED).

His work includes designing health and environmental equity curriculum, implementing community-based action research projects, and co-teaching early college/model high school classes in urban ecology, ethnic studies and environmental justice.

He is an expert facilitator who trains youth and youth-serving adults to develop a range of projects for low-income youth of color, their families, and their communities.