Meet SEJ member Libby Leonard! Libby is a freelance journalist whose work has appeared on National Geographic Digital, SF Gate, Yes! Magazine, The Guardian, Civil Eats and more forthcoming. Most recently, Libby received a 2021 National Geographic storytellers grant to cover COVID-impact and community resilience in Hawai'i. She is also a member of PEN America.
Libby joined SEJ in February of this year and said, "it has been a great resource for story ideas and a sense of community among journalists."
See some of Libby's work:
- "A New Indigenous-Led Student Movement Is Protecting Sacred Waters," Civil Eats, August 9, 2021.
- "Hawai'i Bill Seeks To Gut Funding Aimed at Protecting Environment From Tourism," June 7, 2021.
- "Returning to the Roots of Community Resilience in Hawai'i," Yes! Magazine, February 4, 2021.
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