Farima Pour-Khorshid is a Bay Area educator-organizer-scholar. She taught at the elementary grade levels in her community for over a decade, as well as supported educators locally, nationally, and internationally through her roles as a university professor, teacher supervisor, educational consultant, and community organizer. She is committed to bridging abolition and healing-centered engagement in education. Much of her work is rooted in grassroots organizing as she serves in leadership roles within the Teachers 4 Social Justice organization, the Abolitionist Teaching Network, and the national Education for Liberation Network which organizes the Free Minds Free People conference. Dr. Farima is also one of the editors, authors, and organizers collaborating on the upcoming book, "Lessons in Liberation: An Abolitionist Toolkit for K-12 Educators. This toolkit is a collaboration between the Education for Liberation, Critical Resistance, and several other grassroots abolitionist and justice-centered collectives.