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Xan West
Executive Director, OneLife Institute

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Xan West is the Executive Director of OneLife Institute for Spirituality & Social Change which provides healing justice for marginalized communities through retreats, classes and workshops. She is also a preacher of Black Lives Matter and other millennial liberation theologies, a teacher of direct action, and a grassroots organizer.  Proud to have been born & raised in Oakland, Xan has over 20 years of experience in social justice movement work, mostly related to police accountability, queer rights and community healing. She is a Black queer femme and most importantly a mama to her toddler, Glory.