Elona Underwood is a self-declared Cascadian fighting for fresh local food and sustainability. She works as farm manager with the LIttle White Salmon Biodiversity reserve which promotes education about habitat protection and sustainable agriculture.
Eric Seitz is a street nurse and volunteer with the Vocal-WA needle exchange program as well as helping homeless youth and inmates. Seitz was once a drug user living on the streets until his young niece made him change his mind. He decided to dedicate his life to helping others who are in the same situation he was once in many years ago.
Career coach and HR consultant Megan Leatherman shares her unique path to finding her own career in helping others find direction. Megan is also CascadiaNow!'s president and co-leader of HR Think Tank in Portland Oregon.
The People's Harm Reduction Alliance (PHRA) helps drug users in the U-district and locations around Cascadia avoid HIV, STDs, and Hepatitis-C by providing clean needles, straws, medical support and love for those in need. The PHRA strives to enrich and expand its community by encouraging awareness of drug users and homelessness.
Alex Garland is a freelance photographer in Seattle covering social movements important to Cascadia as well as maintaining his own photography business shooting nature photos, family photos and weddings.
Kim Goldberg is an author and poet living in Nanaimo in British Columbia. Her work covers environmental and social issues that are important to Cascadia as a bio-region. Check out the interview with Kim here!