Education & Training

The following deeply inform my approach to living, scholarship, and activism. For readings that inspire the work, visit the bookshelf

Critical Food, Ethnobotany, and Environmental Studies

  • PhD, Geography / Focus: Black youth, food, and gentrification
  • MA, Latin American Studies / Focus: Afromexican gardens in Veracruz
  • BA, English and Spanish / Focus: Rio Grande water conflicts

Holistic Training 

  • Afromexican healing and curanderismo - Veracruz, Mexico (2007-present)
  • Reiki Master Level - Pathfinder Reiki (2009)
  • Trauma-Informed Yoga Therapy - Sundara Yoga Therapy (2016)
  • Licensed Overcoming Anxiety Facilitator - Sundara Yoga Therapy (2016)

Community Organizing & Advocacy

Methods Training

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