Lylianna Allala

PNWRN (2014)

Climate Justice Director

City of Seattle

Seattle, Washington

Personal pronouns: She, her, hers

Lylianna the Climate Justice Director for the City of Seattle at the Office of Sustainability and Environment. Previously she led climate, energy, and natural resources policy and outreach for Washington Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal. She holds a B.A in English, a certificate in Wetland Science & Management from University of Washington, and a certificate in Non-Profit Management from Georgetown University. She is a graduate of the National Hispana Leadership Institute, a Henry M. Jackson Leadership Fellow and a Senior Fellow of ELP's first Pacific Northwest Regional Network class.

She is passionate about racial justice, gender justice, environmental justice, and Missy Elliott. Lylianna is a long time advocate for equitable access to open space and is part of a people of color led collective working to develop a community land conservancy in Seattle. She is on the board of Short Run, an annual comix and arts festival in Seattle. Lylianna is also on the board of Progreso, an organization that centers civic engagement and political advocacy on priorities for the Latinx communities across Washington state. She is a long time volunteer and former board Chair of Seattle based environmental justice organization Got Green.
Lylianna loves to dance, read young adult novels, eat cheeseburgers, and give hugs.