Meet Our People

Lead Ravens

Our young organizers are the guiding light of our movement. Lead Ravens organize and mobilize other young activists, bringing game-changing advocacy Operations to life. Lead Ravens are also the virtual powerhouses behind our online community, where young activists congregate, connect, and collaborate.

Abi Jeanseau (she/they)

Corps: Growing Beyond the Recipe

Favorite Food: Mac and Cheese all the way

Favorite Quote: "When the last tree has fallen, and the rivers are poisoned, you cannot eat money" - AURORA/ Native American proverb

Preferred Forms of Advocacy: Educational outreach is wonderful because showing people how to think critically about their actions and the world around them is the first step towards creating a healthier Earth and community!

Anata Tran (she/they)

Corps: Growing Beyond the Recipe

Favorite Food: Tofu Pad Thai

Favorite Quote: "Stupid is as stupid does” - Forrest Gump

Preferred Forms of Advocacy: Literary activism and marches

Miles Gorman (they/them)

Corps: The Climate Corps

Favorite Food: Vegan tonkotsu ramen

Favorite Quote: "When adults act like children, we children have to act like adults" - Greta Thunberg or maybe "Do your damn job, Mr. President" - Michael J. Fox

Preferred Forms of Advocacy: Direct action

Noahble Roberson (he/him)

Corps: Animal Protection Corner

Favorite Food: PIzza

Favorite Quote: “Dreams start by Believing” Haruhi Suzumiya

Preferred Forms of Advocacy: Public Protest and 1 to 1 Social Media Outreach

Rey Watson (they/them )

Special Ops Lead

Favorite Food: Chocolate ice cream

Favorite Quote: "Be the change you wish to see in the world"

Preferred Forms of Advocacy: Direct action/engagement with the public through methods such as public demonstrations, educational events, and (my favorite) free vegan food samples!

Rowan Spillman (he/him)

Corps: Growing Beyond the Recipe & Tea Time

Favorite Food: Yellow curry

Favorite Quote: "You're not going crazy. You're going sane in a crazy world!"- The Tick 1994 animated series

Preferred Forms of Advocacy: Education and Outreach

Saige Jackson (she/her)

Corps: The Workers Strike

Favorite Food: Sushi

Favorite Quote: "If I can, you can too."

Preferred Forms of Advocacy: Picketing and marching with others, because it shows how many people are willing to take action

Serena Holland (she/her)

Corps: Its Lit; "Caw, Caw Coordinator"

Favorite Food: Potato salad

Favorite Quote: “You have to act as if it were possible to radically transform the world. And you have to do it all the time.” - Angela Davis

Preferred Forms of Advocacy: Signing petitions and self-education

Shubhangi Bose (she/her)

Corps: Growing Beyond the Recipe

Favorite Food: Any type of sushi

Favorite Quote: "I believe that there will ultimately be a clash between the oppressed and those that do the oppressing. I believe that there will be a clash between those who want freedom, justice and equality for everyone and those who want to continue the systems of exploitation.” - Malcolm X

Preferred Forms of Advocacy: Systems advocacy (advocacy targeted towards a certain system that holds power)

Sofía Gilmore (she/her)

Corps: San Diego

Favorite Food: Tomatoes

Favorite Quote: “If people were silent nothing would change” - Malala Yousafzai

Preferred Forms of Advocacy: Educational, community outreach, and protests

HQ

HQ is a collaboration of youth leadership and older allies who determine programming and keep things running administratively, always guided by the Ravens.

Cami Hoffman (they/she)

Youth Director

Favorite Food: Sweet potatoes

Favorite Quote: "To love a place is not enough. We must find ways to heal it.” - Robin Wall Kimmerer

Preferred Forms of Advocacy: Conversations, artivism, grassroots political organizing/action

M. Claire Howe, Esq. (she/her)

Executive Director & Co-founder

Favorite Food: Tofu RULES.

Favorite Quote: “When you grow up, your heart dies.” - Gunship

Preferred Forms of Advocacy: Supporting young activists, anything that involves creativity, and connecting with people on a basic, human level to figure out how we can harmoniously make the most of our time on this beautiful planet.

Jesse Zamora (he/him)

Program Director, Growing Beyond the Recipe

Favorite Food: Pho

Favorite Quote: "...the people who give you their food give you their heart." - Cesar Chavez

Preferred Forms of Advocacy: Revolves around community building. Having events like cooking meetups while engaging in real conversation with people.

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