Local volunteer management. Regional strategic partnerships. Quality national programming.
Lillie Leaf Solutions improves access to quality urban nature through empowering city forestry, planning, and parks practitioners. Whether building capacity or engaging broader audiences, Lillie Leaf creates metrics and implements action plans to optimize clients' operations. Lillie Leaf specializes in helping clientele embrace equitable and inclusive practices to reflect the communities they serve.
Sarah L. Anderson is Founder & CEO of Lillie Leaf Solutions, LLC. She started the company to help national urban greening stakeholders to develop new ways of addressing equity, access, inclusion, and justice in their work. Sarah’s experience includes developing and administering national programs, managing constituent engagement for associations, and facilitating local and national professional development events. Most recently, she managed the conference program for the Greater & Greener 2017 International Urban Parks Conference. Sarah and her team at Lillie Leaf currently serve as the project lead of the Growing Tree Canopy Through Environmental Justice project which helps to build community capacity for planting and caring for trees in systemically disenfranchised Chesapeake Bay Region communities. Sarah has a dual Bachelor’s degree in Urban & Environmental Studies and a certificate in Geographic Information Systems from the University of Pittsburgh and her Master’s degree in Public Administration from Bowie State University.