August 1-6

Abriendo Caminos Week

Programming is both in Spanish and bilingual.

Hierald Osorto

person smilingPastor Hierald Osorto has a passion for stories hidden out of sight, which drives him to work collaboratively and creatively to bring those stories to light. Hierald is currently the Pastor of Saint Paul Lutheran Church/Iglesia Luterana San Pablo, a bilingual ELCA congregation in the heart of Minneapolis, MN. Hierald most recently served Ithaca College as the Executive Director for Student Equity & Belonging and the founding Director of Religious & Spiritual Life. At Ithaca College, he nurtured a vision of interfaith collaboration and inclusive community. Three words that describe Pastor Hierald? Intuitive, insightful innovator. Learn more about his congregation here: www.sanpablostpaul.org.

Elisa Lopez

person smilingElisa Lopez’s passion for the natural world started at a young age, surrounded by orchards. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Zoology and began nourishing her connection to the outdoors as well as helping others build their connection in 2018. Through her work with Team Naturaleza, Elisa is creating a space where the Hispanic/Latinx community can gather, learn about the environment bilingually, and gain a sense of belonging in the outdoors. Elisa’s favorite outdoor activities are paddle boarding, revisiting sites noticing changes, and birding. Connect with Elisa through Birding, Nature Journaling, Water Coloring, and a discussion on the label 'outdoorsy'.

Alaide Ibarra

Bio coming soon!