Jihan McDonald

Our Bodies, Our Mind facilitator

Jihan McDonald

A facilitator, healer, counselor, and writer, Jihan McDonald (they/them) is delighted to bring their heir trauma-informed, healing-centered facilitation practice to the Our Bodies, Our Minds program. A descendant of enslaved Africans- and likely their enslavers- from the Chochenyo land colonized as Oakland, CA, Jihan is committed to creating space for expansive and brave conversations that honors the complexities of the lives we lead. They consider creating opportunities for personal transformation for the sake of socially just transformations in our world sacred work which they are honored to engage.

When not brainstorming and daydreaming peaceful revolution, Jihan can generally not be found as they love little more than adventuring to someplace they’ve never been before, whether it be intellectually, spiritually, or geographically. Wherever that place may be, rest assured that they will have, tangible, snacks.

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