José G. González is the founder of Latino Outdoors. The nonprofit connects families and youth with nature, engages and inspires Latino leadership, and empowers communities to explore and share their stories in defining Latino identity.
José is an experienced educator with broad experience as a K-12 public education teacher, environmental education advisor, outdoor education instructor and coordinator, and university adjunct faculty. In his capacity developing Latino Outdoors, José aims to collaborate with organizations seeking to diversify their outdoor and conservation programs.
José received his B.A. at the University of California, Davis, and his M.S. at the University of Michigan School of Natural Resources & Environment. His teaching credential coursework was at the Bilingual Multicultural Education Department at California State University, Sacramento. He is a NOLS Wilderness Medicine graduate.