YOUTH PROGRAM DIRECTOR
Raised nearby in the orange groves of Ojai, CA, Juna Rosales Muller learns, teaches, farms, and coordinates programs at Quail Springs. She studied political ecology at Colorado College and has worked in experiential, farm-based, and outdoor education for the past 7 years. She co-founded and co-taught Spiral, a young women’s permaculture intensive held at Dig In Farm in Massachusetts in 2015 and 2016. Juna is a ropes course instructor and helps facilitate rites of passage for teenagers with the Ojai Foundation. Her ongoing participatory art project, Mending Patriotism, involves quilting with clothing cast-off by migrants crossing the US-Mexico border. Through this project, she has facilitated workshops exploring themes of inclusion, nationalism and identity around the US and on the US-Mexico border since 2010. Juna is Program Director & instructor for Sustainable Vocations, Quail Springs’ teen program focusing on permaculture, justice and ecology. Juna aspires to continue exploring the intersections of art, sense of place, and hope-oriented tools for social & ecological justice.