For over twenty-five years, Torran has worked in the field of education with a focus on environmental education and community engagement. Torran has developed environmental education programs for the Environmental Education Exchange, social justice programs as the Director of the Legacy of Japanese Incarceration Project, and published over fifty books for children as a freelance author. Currently, within the Institute for Energy Solutions, Torran is working on two grant projects:
- With the education team of the Sustainable Bio-economy for Arid Regions project (SBAR)
- As the Outreach Coordinator for the Indigenous Food, Energy & Water Security and Sovereignty project (Indige-FEWS)
Torran is excited to work with the Institute for Energy Solutions on topics he is passionate about. He is looking to connect with others working with Indigenous communities, incorporating the arts/storytelling into environmental issues, and innovative climate change education and communication.