Leora (she/they) grew up on Wopumnes-Nisenan-Mewuk land in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains in Northern California. Leora identifies as a white, disaporic, genderqueer, Jewish, rurally-raised settler. Leora received their bachelor’s degree in Sustainable Agriculture and minor in Gender Studies at UC Davis. After working in the food system for five years and experiencing spiritual crises, Leora returned to her Jewish heritage and community to reclaim the Indigenous roots of Judaism and support the sovereignty of Indigenous people where she lives. Leora will be a graduate of the Masters of Social Change Program at Starr King School for the Ministry in the spring of 2021. They currently live on Lisjan, Ohlone land in the East Bay. To learn more about her beloved spiritual and political community and work visit Jewsonohloneland.org.