Meet Kelly, an author, publisher, relationship-builder and social justice activist who has been working as CODEPINK's Local Peace Economy Organizer for over two years. Kelly is known for her love of writing, storytelling and sharing healthy, living foods to create powerful, on the ground shifts of consciousness and build community globally.
In the Bay Area Kelly has joined forces with food justice giants People’s Grocery and later Planting Justice in the work of reminding the community about the power of Plants as Medicine and growing their own food.
Currently, she is focused on “moving nutrition through the community,” by engaging committed, creative, sustainable systems change around food access for the citizens of East and West Oakland. She does this work with The Electric Smoothie Lab Apothecary aka TESLA, which she founded.
In 2017 her book, Until the Streets of the Hood Flood with Green, The Story of the Electric Smoothie Lab Apothecary was published by Reimagine and Freedom Voices.