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Sierra Club Inspiring Connections Outdoors is a community outreach program that provides opportunities for urban youth and adults to explore, enjoy and protect the natural world.

• In 2016, LA ICO led 136 outings for 4,277 children and 1,056 parents and teachers.

• LA ICO works with 49 different agencies, primarily Title I schools.

• LA ICO is an all-volunteer organization and is responsible for all of its own fundraising.

• LA ICO is one of 50 Inspiring Connections Outdoors groups nationwide that make up the Sierra Club’s national outreach program.

• LA ICO’s volunteer trip leaders receive safety, First Aid, and Sierra Club certified Outings Leader training and must pass a background check.

Thank you to the California State Coastal Conservancy for awarding LA ICO an Explore the Coast grant which will fund trips to beaches and parks along the coast for Los Angeles youth.
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