Education & Engagement Specialist
Lee Scottlorde joined the Fairmount Park Conservancy in November 2020. In their role as the Tree Philly program coordinator, Lee coordinates and implements the Community Yard Tree Giveaway Program with a focus on community engagement and environmental justice and also supports collaborations within Fairmount Park Conservancy programs and initiatives. Lee is excited to assist in increasing equity and centering diverse community voices in urban forestry.
Lee brings to the Conservancy eight years of community wellness and advocacy experience. They are a health justice advocate, member of Get Healthy Philly’s Health Justice Leadership team, America Walks 2020 Walking College fellow, former nature coach for University of Pennsylvania and organizer for Girltrek, the nation’s largest public health organization for Black Women and Girls. Through all of these experiences, Lee has witnessed the positive health impact of nature in communities and aims to make sure all Philadelphians have access to this healing modality.