The Great Christmas Tree Debate

October 18, 2023

Sustainable Christmas trees: Is there a right answer?

A decade or two ago, the prevailing belief among green-conscious consumers was that an artificial Christmas tree was a better alternative to cutting down a live tree.

Today we know that artificial trees, many […]

Meet Ally Bell, Canopy’s new Education Director

September 19, 2023

Allison “Ally” Bell (she/her) joined the Canopy team in September 2023 as Education Director. We asked Ally a few questions to get to know her better.

What were you up to before joining Canopy?

Ally Bell

Ally: I grew up in Florida and […]

It Takes a Village: A Message from Kammy Lo

September 1, 2023

From the desk of Interim Executive Director Kammy Lo:

Dear friends,

Serving the Canopy community in the role of Interim Executive Director has been one of the greatest honors and privileges of my career, and I am very grateful for everyone who […]

Canopy Welcomes New Board Members

August 25, 2023

Canopy is delighted to welcome four new members to our Board of Directors — Mar Y Sol Alvarado, Philip Jonas, Peying Lee, and Jose Talavera. Representing various communities served by Canopy’s programs and a wealth of unique skills and perspectives, […]

Lily Heidger: Canopy’s first AmeriCorps VISTA member

August 22, 2023

In 2021 Canopy was approached to partner with Stanford, Saint Mary’s College of California (SMC), and AmeriCorps VISTA for a multi-year initiative strengthening partnerships between higher education and non-profit organizations and creating positive social change in Bay Area communities. At […]

Meet Oscar Rodriguez-Ortiz, Canopy’s 2023-24 AmeriCorps VISTA Member

August 18, 2023

Oscar Rodriguez-Ortiz (he/him) joined the Canopy team in August 2023 to serve as an AmeriCorps VISTA representative for the next year. We asked Oscar a few questions to get to know him better.

What were you up to before joining Canopy?

Oscar: […]

Centering Native voices and history in Canopy’s work

August 16, 2023

Canopy is committed to further educating ourselves and learning how to better serve the communities we work with. In determining which Indigenous People(s)’ land Canopy resides and works on, we sat down with Indigenous leaders and experienced nonprofits that support […]

Announcing Canopy’s New Executive Director – JP Renaud!

August 8, 2023

The Canopy Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Jean-Paul “JP” Renaud as the organization’s new Executive Director, effective August 15, 2023. 

About JP

JP comes to Canopy from TreePeople, Southern California’s largest environmental nonprofit organization, where he served […]

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