Linda is an indigenous Zapotec from Oaxaca Mexico. She is a youth organizer at 67 Sueños. When not working, one can find her spending quality time with her dogs.
Nile Haynes-Irby is a South Los Angeles-based youth who has received opportunities from Amazing Grace Conservatory to do local work with Peace Over Violence to use his Theatrical skills to prevent domestic violence. Throughout high school, he was in the South Los Angeles Youth Council doing youth work throughout his
Sahara Huazano is an environmental studies professional who was born and raised in the Coachella Valley. After graduating with honors from the University of California Santa Cruz, for her outstanding thesis centered in the Coachella Valley, she has returned to work for her community in Eastern Coachella Valley as Lead
Ariel Vegosen is a professional Workshop Facilitator, Gender Inclusivity Trainer, Writer, Educator, Mentor, Performance Artist, Liberation Advocate, Ritualist, Coach, and Consultant. Ariel is the founder of Gender Illumination (www.genderillumination.com) an organization dedicated to creating safer spaces for Trans and gender queer people through the tools of education and policy change.
Quinton Cabellon (Yokut/Filipino/Irish), born and raised in Oakland, California, an avid gardener and food justice advocate, is a full-time student pursuing a degree in international agriculture and rural development. He is a program assistant with The Cultural Conservancy, working with their Native Foodways program.
Alejandro Lopez is a first generation Latino immigrant living in Marin County. He has work for the Canal Welcome Center an organization which serves the immigrant and low income communities throughout Marin County. Alejandro has worked two years in a program from the organization called “Presente” which is a round
David graduated with a BSc. Medical Biochemistry Degree of the University of Nairobi and returned to his community of Obunga Slum where he founded Riley Orton Foundation Org (ROF), Kenyan nonprofit supporting underprivileged girls to break the cycle of poverty by implementing sustainable education programs. Having been raised in Obunga
Sitawa Wafula is a mental health activist based in Nairobi, Kenya, who uses her personal journey as a rape survivor living with a dual diagnosis of epilepsy and bipolar to provide people in Africa with the necessary information and support to not only handle mental health conditions but to also
Miriam is passionate about empowering unprivileged youth, especially girls from the informal settlements through information and computer technology, "ICT". She believes that we are all equals but we don’t get the same opportunities. She says, “I am where I am today because I got a life changing opportunity that has