The Central Group is the heart of the Angeles Chapter, covering West Hollywood through East Los Angeles, from Griffith Park through South LA, and includes downtown LA and a number of Gateway cities.  We explore, enjoy, and protect the environment right from the streets of our nation’s second largest city.

Get involved
Check out our events, news, and social media sections for the latest info on what we’re up to. There are many ways to get involved, and you can make a difference.

To actively pursue your passion for the environment, contact the Central Group Chair, Barbara Hensleigh at barbarajhensleigh@gmail.com.  

Support your Central Group
Join or renew your Sierra Club membership today!

Upcoming Events

Celebrate Central Group’s 3 Year Anniversary!

Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019 | 6PM
Bealman’s Pub

Celebrate another year of activism with us! Socialize with fellow club members and new friends. Enjoy the hospitality of Beelman’s restaurant and bar in the heart of downtown LA, serving plant-based pub food, tropical cocktails, and craft beers.


Oil Drilling - City of LA

200 people turned out to LA City Council (and filled four overflow rooms!) demanding protection from the harm of oil drilling. They called for enacting a 2500 ft. buffer zone between homes, schools, and places of worship. To get involved in these environmental justice efforts, contact:

Barbara (barbarajhensleigh@gmail.com)

Inglewood Oil Fields

Neighborhood oil drilling is causing severe health and climate harm in Los Angeles. Toxic emissions from drilling cause asthma, cancer, and premature death. It’s time for a  . To learn about how to get active in the fight for a clean break from drilling, contact Raj (patel.rajnish@gmail.com

Newcomer's Hike

So many beautiful people came out for our hike this weekend in Griffith Park! Take a look at the pictures from our hike, and view our events page for more opportunities to get out in nature with us!



Volunteer With Us!

Hearts For Sight – 

Volunteer as a sighted guide for this monthly program that leads hikes for the visually impaired. Upcoming hikes:

November 17 | December 14 | Monthly thereafter

Contact Will (willmcw@gmail.com)