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To work towards creating a beautifully loving, liberatory, compassionate, consent centered and supportive world.
Vegan queer feminist. Introvert. Lover of poetry, writing, holistic nutrition/medicine, social justice campus and community organizing. Love to learn from others, to listen, engage in compassionate conversation, and to be a part of amazingly beautiful, challenging in the best kinds of ways spaces, that allow continuous room for growth and reflection.
I am a huge animal lover. Passionate about creating a more compassionate world. I'm particularly passionate about anti-violence work, creating a culture centered on consent. In college, I worked as the domestic violence and sexual assault prevention coordinator at HSU's Women's Resource Center, organized Take Back the Night on campus, and was a consent peer educator.
I'm a dreamer, hope and dreams is what keeps me alive. In the future, I hope to create an animal rights/feminist/social justice youth and adult community and education center near Jenna's (my sister) future holistic practice that will be connected to a community garden, herb shop/vegan cafe (which will also serve as a poetry/spoken word/art, activist organizing queer space) that is accessible to people of all different income levels.
Recently graduated from Humboldt State University and am currently traveling/studying espanol/working with my sister in Ecuador. After Ecuador we are headed to Europe for 5 months, where we will be couch-surfing and doing work exchange programs.
I plan to move to Portland and get my master's degree in Gender Studies once I return back to the states. For my thesis, I hope to explore the connections between speciesism and other interwoven systems of power, privilege and oppression through an intersectional, queer, feminist, post-colonial, anti-imperialist, anti-capitalist, and anti-racist lens. I hope to expand upon food politics analyses and issues of access.
Embracing my akwardness. Love to take time to get to know people, build meaningful, real connections. Believer in energy. I think listening is one of the most beautiful things in the world.
Magic is everywhere. I believe in and am in love with the transformative magic of love and compassion. Resistance is always happening.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
Spending the next 6 months traveling, couch surfing, and doing vegan organic gardening work exchange programs in Ecuador and Europe. After I get back to the states, and move to Portland, I hope to be able to offer an open and compassionate space for people to stay!
Activism, grassroots organizing, veganism, intersectional feminism, queer theory, sexy communication/enthusiastic consent workshops, anti-violence work, poetry, spoken word, zine making, listening, writing, reflecting, coalition spaces, organic gardening, holistic nutrition, social justice event planning, (un)learning, teaching, peer education, consent, reproductive justice, sexual health, dreaming.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Goin vegan. Spending my day with a mama and her baby pigs =). Peoples strength, struggle, and resistance from all over the world.
Teach, Learn, Share
Vegan cooking, social justice =).
Would love to learn more espanol, about different cultures/beliefs, people's hopes, dreams.
Countries I’ve Visited
Countries I’ve Lived In