Jasmyn Elise Story is an international Restorative Justice Facilitator, Doula, and the founder of The People’s Coalition and Freedom Farm Azul. Named one of Vice’s 31 Women Making History by Creating a Better Future, they are a dedicated human rights activist with a decade of experience working in the voluntary sector. As the former Deputy Director of Social Justice & Racial Equity for the Office of the Mayor of Birmingham, Jasmyn co-led the launch of the State of Alabama’s first government sustained Women’s Initiative. This decentralized movement aims to interrupt the cycles of harm plaguing Birmingham’s women, children, trans, and non-binary folx. After completion of their M.A. in Human Rights at the University College London, they are currently completing their Ph.D. as a third generation Tuskegee University student.