ELSO Inc.

Location: Sugar Land, Texas

ELSO (Experience Life Science Outdoors) is a nationally recognized, black-led, non-profit organization whose mission is to frame STEAM (Science, Tech, Engineering, Arts and Math) and nature-based education through a lens that centers on the stories, knowledge, needs, and lived experiences of Black and Brown communities. Based in Portland, Oregon, ELSO has expanded to SoutheastTexas. The organization leads multiple free programs geared toward adults, families with children, and large groups that aim to provide exposure to nature (Wayfinder summer camp), career pathways in the green sector (Tappin Roots internship), exposure to the built environment with tools for social justice (Youth Design Program) and consulting services (JEDI approach-Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion). ELSO provides a space of belonging for youth of color in the natural and built environment. Through its programs, ELSO aims to cultivate generations of Black and Brown future problem solvers and innovators for community and global impact.

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