Heather Alexander

Heather Alexander is an life long learner and current Elementary School teacher based in Berkeley, California. Originally from New York, she previously taught Music in various communities including a school of the Arts in East New York and a charter school in Harlem. During her time living in the the San Francisco Bay Area she has enjoyed immersing herself in learning from the local radical people’s history which has helped her to channel one of her biggest passions: mentoring her young students to be leaders and activists. In 2018 & 2019, Heather fulfilled a lifelong goal to witness the reality of life in Israel/Palestine by visiting both the West Bank and the Gaza Strip where she spent time engaging with children receiving therapeutic support for post traumatic stress and creating a tutoring program for children in hospital receiving cancer care.