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KLA Perspectives

Our take on the current trends, issues, and best practices associated with sustainable communities

Download our New Storytelling Guidebook

One of our most popular presentations at conferences is a hands-on "How to Turn Your Data Into a Story" session. We talk through the science behind the power of storytelling and why it has been such a force…

Kristin Baja USDN New Podcast: What a Resilience Hub Can Do for Your Community Before, During + After Disasters

Summer is winding down, and National Preparedness Month is upon us.  It’s been a summer filled with headlines of devastating wildfires in California, heat waves around the globe and extreme rainfall and flooding events from the US…

Thrive Indianapolis Community Day How Indianapolis Used Animals, Bikes, Yoga and a Passport to Engage Kids

Earlier we wrote about KLA’s work with the City of Indianapolis to think outside the box for public engagement in developing their Sustainability and Resilience Plan. Part of the Thrive Indianapolis approach is a focus on several…

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KLA in Action

Our clients want thriving, inclusive, healthy communities. We help them get there with innovative tools and tailored services to establish goals, take action, track progress and foster engagement.

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The Livable Nashua dashboard created a totally new way for the City to educate the public on the many great programs and initiatives we are already doing, provide transparent data and really start engaging the community on long-term goal setting. Working with KLA has been a truly positive relationship. They are organized, clear, concise and completely able to implement projects on schedule.

Sarah Marchant

Community Development Director, City of Nashua, NH

Working with Kim and her team has been so easy. They are experts in both Climate Action Planning and web design. The matchup is perfect when it comes to the development of our dashboard. I don’t have to explain our data or emissions reduction goals – KLA just knows! We’re really excited to see what the KLA team comes up with for our dashboard!

Crystal Najera

Climate Action Administrator, City of Encinitas, CA

KLA JOURNEY

1982

Learn from Scholastic News that baby seals are getting clubbed to death in the Arctic - Must Stop Poachers!

1992

Realize I can study something other than business in college- switch to an Environmental Science major.

2001

Started working with the City of Medford, MA. First Environmental Agent for the City of Medford. Developed the first climate action plan in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Built the City’s Office of Energy & Environment.

2015

Kickoff KLA with a sustainability planning project with the City of San Antonio, TX. Host City’s first Sustainability Summit.

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KLA Speaking Engagements

Kim has been featured at more than 50 events, including the national conferences for the American Planning Association, the American Public Works Association, and the National Adaptation Forum.

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