Green Festival Speakers

Barbara Jefferson


Barbara Jefferson is an African Ameri-Indian activist, facilitator, social entrepreneur, and self-proclaimed octopus. Her passions for justice, sustainability, spirituality, and personal empowerment have led to her working with organizations such as Generation Waking Up, Social Justice Fund NW, The Art Affect, One Becoming One, The Pachamama Alliance, and Common Action Consulting. She is deeply inspired by the role of mycelium in nature and strives to bring forth solutions to the world’s inequities by building empowering and wholistic networks that span across all lines of difference. She currently lives in Oakland where she is madly in love, and working toward a better future for all beings.