Pando innovates solutions and practical plans to meet LA’s ambitious sustainability goals.
We unite the people who care most about the future of Los Angeles. Focus them on the right things. And motivate them. With passion.
All of our programs, ongoing and single events, are designed to implement Los Angeles County’s social and environmental plan, OurCounty LA.
Pando’s ongoing programs extend over successive years targeting audiences in higher education, K-12/youth, professional development, faith, and community.
Pando Days | Higher Ed
Yes, there is hope for LA! Because we have a not-so-secret goal. To connect educators and young people to a big plan. The one that really matters. The Los Angeles County Sustainability Plan—the boldest county sustainability plan in the nation. With dedicated courses and labs that implement real-world projects to meet our biggest sustainability challenges.
Ten Southland colleges and universities come together to implement County resiliency.
Pando Days ’21
The most creative minds within higher ed tackle the biggest sustainability challenges facing Southern California.
Magenta House | Youth
Youth ingenuity unites with community engagement for water conservation and power efficiency. We bring together high schools and community-based organizations for service learning.
Water & Power Blitz
Magenta House was conceived in a Blitz.
Magenta House – Events
Pop-up and neighborhood events teach water conservation and power efficiency.
UseMore publicity campaign spurs more conversations about using less.
Magenta House – Online
Online resources give homeowners and renters alike DIY tools to turn their homes Magenta.
Magenta House – Service Learning
Students learn how to save the world (at least the water and power parts of it) and
develop service and entrepreneurial skills.
Roadtrip to Pando | Professional Development
Peer-to-peer brainstorming meets wilderness adventure at the site of our namesake and one-tree-forest in Utah.
Roadtrip to Pando
Citizen-scientist adventure to save the largest living organism on Earth.
Pilgrimage to Pando
Contemplative journey to the home of the largest living organism on Earth.
Outdoor adventure and hands-on preservation at the site of our namesake.
Pandotopia | Professional Development, Faith
Professional development for religious communities, this program focuses on developing hubs of interfaith (and no-faith) connection around education and service-based projects that meet local social and environmental challenges.
Reimagining religious campuses as hubs of integral ecology.
Pando at Maryknoll
Prototype to incarnate integral ecology at Maryknoll Monrovia.
Pando at SSS HSRC
A hub of service for integral ecology.
Campando | Community
Community leaders unplug, recharge, and make new connections for service.
Where change-makers go to unplug and recharge.
Second year of our community leadership retreat program.
We produce single events that respond opportunistically to needs and prototype new ideas that might be worth taking for a longer ride.
Pando means we’re interconnected.
Countywide architecture and design schools take on big junk.
Executive-level education and innovation for sustainable cities.
Futures of Death Alley
Making an impact at LA’s ground zero.