Meet Our People

Lead Ravens

Lead Ravens are organizers and community-builders within The Corps. They're some of the baddest birds around.

Athena Thibodeau-Viana (she/her )

Lead Raven, It's Lit

Favorite Food: A colorful salad

Favorite Quote: "A thinking woman sleeps with monsters." -Adrienne Rich

Preferred Forms of Advocacy: Talking to people face-to-face and hearing their stories.

Kacey Fifield (she/her)

Lead Raven, Zoomers to Boomers

Favorite Food: Jolly Llama dairy-free ice cream!

Favorite Quote: "Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate, only love can do that." - Martin Luther King Jr.

Preferred Forms of Advocacy: Personal discussions and education!

Portrait of lead raven Serena

Serena Holland (she/her )

Lead Raven, The Feed

The Conspiracy (aka HQ)

The Conspiracy is a collaboration of Raven-aged administrators and older allies (Co-conspirators) who keep things running at The Corps so that our movement can live on.

Anata Tran (she/they)

Community Corps Coordinator (Code Name: Nana)

Favorite Food: Tofu pad thai!

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

Preferred Forms of Advocacy: Mutual aid and protesting

Cami Hoffman (they/them)

Youth Director (Code Name: Sourdough)

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: Mutual aid, grassroots political organizing/action

Claire Howe (she/her)

Executive Director & Co-founder (Code Name: Mother Raven)

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)

Raven Corps Treats Manager (Code Name: Chef)

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.

Kristina Hulvershorn (she/her)

Corps Support Specialist (Code Name: Sugarplum)

Favorite Food: Thai Curry. Specifically, probably Yellow Curry but I also love Green curry and Massaman.

Favorite Quote: "We are the ones we have been waiting for." - June Jordan

Preferred Forms of Advocacy: Art and Education - specifically the written word to help expand our ideas of what is possible and infuse hope into otherwise hopeless situations.

Shubhangi Bose (she/her)

Outreach Coordinator (Code Name: Iron Fist)

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)

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