Alexa is a Program Director at On The Commons.
As part of the organization's leadership team she
works to support community solutions rooted in the commons principles of collective stewardship and equitable use of our resources.
She has worked as an organizer, facilitator, trainer and popular educator for over 25 years, with a particular focus on linking community organizing to broader social movement strategies.
Previously, she worked as a senior partner at the Grassroots Policy Project providing tools and training to build the resilience, vision and power of community change organizations throughout the US.
She was an organizer and Co-Director of the Minnesota Alliance for Progressive Action, a groundbreaking labor-community coalition.
is also the recipient of a Bush Leadership Fellowship to research participatory processes and other transformational tools in organizing and leadership development.
current work includes a focus on the Great Lakes Commons Initiative, an effort that links the goals of ecological stewardship, social equity and deepened democracy.
just moved to Brooklyn, NY with her
partner where she
intends to enjoy exploring the city, yoga, performance and gardening.