Megan SwobodaMegan Swoboda is an activist committed to collective liberation, with over a decade of experience working in social and environmental justice organizations, in addition to organizing and direct action outside of the nonprofit sphere.

Most recently, Megan served as the Co-Director of The Ruckus Society, a group dedicated to building the direct action arm of the movements for environmental and social justice.  She worked with Julia Butterfly Hill at Circle of Life from 2004-2006, where she managed Julia’s speaking tours and helped develop the Bridging the Divide program encouraging traditional environmental groups to address and adopt anti-racist and environmental justice principles.  She completed the Challenging White Supremacy program in 2005, and Movement Generation‘s Liberation Permaculture course for social justice activists in 2010.

Megan is a climb trainer in the volunteer Ruckus network, a member of The Catalyst Project‘s Fundraising Team, and the Brass Liberation Orchestra, and has been vegan since 2003.