Melissa Bingham is a queer person of color who has lived in the greater Philadelphia area on the lands of the Lenape people for the past 15+ years. She is an unschooling mom of two and Co-founder of Kokuroko Learning Co-op, she also Co-facilities unschooling conversation and healing spaces with parents and caregivers on alternative learning journeys. Melissa is an intentional community builder and Cooperative Developer focused on collective care and wellbeing. She is passionate about solidarity economies and regularly holds mutual aid efforts and asset mapping sessions in support of community wealth building and preparedness. She is an avid student of Kemetic Yoga and Meditation, Shamanic healing modalities and ancient African herbalism and actively practices food as medicine as a raw vegan enthusiast.