Ira Israel ’07 (Los Angeles, MA Clinical Psych.) is an LMFT, LPCC and author of the acclaimed New World Library book How to Survive Your Childhood Now That You’re an Adult: A Path to Authenticity and Awakening. He has a private practice in Los Angeles, and teaches “Cultivating Meaning and Happiness through Mindfulness and Yoga” workshops at the Esalen Institute and Kripalu.
Lena Morán-Acereto ’16 (Education with focus on Leadership and Social Justice, Antioch Univerity Santa Barbara) has joined the Board of the Wilderness Youth Project (WYP), the leading nature connection organization in Santa Barbara County. WYP Board members oversee governance, finance, and fundraising and act as ambassadors to the community. The mission of the Wilderness Youth Project is to foster confidence, health, and a lifelong love of learning for young people and families through active outdoor experiences and mentoring. Morán-Acereto is returning to the Board after a leave of absence taken while she served as a consultant advising WYP’s Board and