TEAM

Jasmine Fuego and Abrah Dresdale, who in their facilitation draw from the wells of their Afro-Nicaraguan and Jewish ancestral lineages respectively, create a rich culture of inclusion.

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ABRAH DRESDALE

Abrah Dresdale, M.A., is an educator, curriculum designer, group facilitator, and a cultural shift consultant in the fields of social permaculture, prison food justice, Jewish earth-based traditions, and organizational regeneration. Abrah is on Faculty in the Sustainable Food and Farming program at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and at Omega Institute for Holistic Studies. She served as the David Bird Ecological Design Fellow to India, Africa Conflict Transformation Fellow to Rwanda, and as a solicited presenter for the Siach Vision 2022 Conference in Jerusalem. As a cultural artist dedicated to justice, she is well versed in anti-oppression work, restorative justice, and teaches co-counseling with an emphasis on eliminating racism. She holds a Master’s Degree in Sustainable Landscape Design and is author of Regenerative Design for Change Makers: A Social Permaculture Guidebook. Abrah is a spoken word poet and a believer in the power of words to shape and collectively call forth our future into being...

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JASMINE FUEGO

Jasmine Fuego is an East Bay based musician, event curator, social permaculture facilitator, and youth mindfulness educator. She is a bridge builder who focuses her myriad skill set on the intersection of how art and mindfulness can be used to catalyze social and environmental engagement. She received her permaculture training at the Mesoamerican Permaculture Institute (IMAP) and the Regenerative Design Institute (RDI). She has facilitated and taught alongside esteemed educators such as Penny Livingston, Pandora Thomas, and StarHawk.In 2014, she co-founded the Permaculture Action Network, where she now sits on the advisory board and is currently the co-director of Regenerative Design for Change Makers, an organization that takes ecological design principles and applies them to organizational development.

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