Professor and Teacher Supervisor
Farima Pour-Khorshid is a proud Bay Area educator-organizer-scholar. She taught at the elementary grade levels in her community for over a decade, and supported educators locally, nationally, and internationally through her roles as a university professor, teacher supervisor, educational consultant, and community organizer. She is deeply 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.Professor Pour-Khorshid is one of the editors, authors, and organizers collaborating on the upcoming book Lessons in Liberation: An Abolitionist Toolkit for K-12 Educators, which will be published through AK Press and released in the summer of 2021.