Pablo’s justice journey began as a youth, when he was raised to honor his Dine (Navajo Nation) identity through respecting the earth and the beings on it. After four years working on local political campaigns and serving as a community organizer, Pablo found himself on a small seed- saving farm in southern Arizona where he learned the importance of seed sovereignty, the need for sustainable agriculture education, and the joys of working the earth.
Andrew is ecstatic to be the newest member of The Amir Project’s family and continue working on social justice projects around food, farming, and the environment. As Amir’s Program Associate, he will be coordinating with camps what delicious goods will be grown there this upcoming summer and working with the Farmers and Farm Managers at the camps.
Shannon is a executive at McKinsey & Company in San Francisco, CA and joined the Amir board in summer 2016 as the organization was meeting distinct transition challenges. Shannon brings with her invaluable consultative skills and knowledge, and is crucial to ensuring Amir's growth over the coming years. She lives in San Francisco with her husband, two daughter, and dog (Truman).
“Our camps mission to inspire all youth, to reach their full potential as responsible citizens. Amir fits in with this mission in learning to care for and be responsible for the garden, they learn to take care of and be responsible to themselves and as moral citizens.” Jason Anderson, Athletic Director, Boys and Girls Club
“Just being out in nature, to see something grow, and to discover where your food comes from, it inspires our campers, they ask questions and think about things they never would have thought of before.”
Darus Williams, Community Volunteer, Houston Boys and Girls Club
“We are thrilled about what Amir brings to camp, it is educational, it is fun, and our campers get so much out of it!” Alicia Berlin, Camp Director, Camp Louise
Kevin has owned and operated Permaculture Design, LLC for more than 2 decades where he designs and installs Permaculture inspired naturalized, native and edible gardens and orchards for urban, suburban and rural landscapes all over the United States. He is a native Texan, having grown up in Houston, TX and is a graduate of Rice University where he studied Space Physics and Chinese Linguistics. After college he went on to study Permaculture with its founder, Bill Mollison, and then studied Keyline Design with Darren Daugherty.
Nathan graduated Summa Cum Laude from the Cox School of Business in 2011, and was chosen as The Most Outstanding Risk Management Insurance Major in the nascent Risk Management Insurance Program. In the summer of 2010, Nathan interned with Arthur J Gallagher and was offered a full time position in the company’s Dallas office upon graduation. He formally joined the company in July.With a family background in commercial and residential real estate development and investment, he has become active in the company’s Real Estate Group.
Faith has been involved in social impact work in numerous capacities as a policy analyst, program manager, educator and facilitator. She is currently the co-founder and Director of Strategic Development for Base Hillel, a Hillel International Innovation project that deploys dynamic Rabbinic couples into communities to build relationships with Jewish young adults and to use their home as a convening point for pluralistic Jewish life.