Partner, Health & Outdoors
Lynny Brown (she/her) works to improve health by connecting people to the outdoors. Taking a strength-based and relationship-based approach to partnerships, Lynny works on projects that lie at the intersection of health and the environment. Over the past year, Lynny has worked with the Oregon Health & Outdoors Initiative on the Outdoor Preschool project. Prior to joining Willamette Partnership, she worked collaboratively with families as an Early Head Start Home Visitor, she connected students to nature and the outdoors as an environmental educator, and she was involved in housing policy research with Catholic Charities. Her interdisciplinary background centers children and families and promotes community-driven solutions to health and well-being.
Lynny is an alumna of the Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon (APANO)’s Climate, Health, and Housing Institute. She joins a strong cohort of community leaders organizing for systemic change to address the root causes of environmental justice issues. She has an MPH from the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health in Environmental Systems and Human Health and a BA in Religion from Oberlin College. Outside of work, she is actively a part of the climbing community and regularly volunteers with the Mazamas and other climbing organizations. Please reach out! She loves meeting new people and building connections.