Alyssa Harmonie-Tempesta

Alyssa Harmonie-Tempesta

Alyssa holds a Master’s degree in Sociology and is passionate about rethinking, re-imagining and reinventing our relationship to ourselves, to others (human and non-human animals) and to the environment. She believes that individual change, mass mobilization and the creation or reform of alternative institutions are different sides of the same coin. She is co-founder and director of Vegan Option Canada and was involved in the launch of the Turtle Islands Animal Rebellion movement, prior to Covid, as well as the co-creation of the Coalition for Plant-based Transition. As an activist and social organizer, she is particularly interested in building power in social movements towards unity, effective social change, messaging and story based strategy. Alyssa is involved in the collective effort for a globally compassionate, healthy and resilient societal transition towards a peaceful, resilient & inclusive future for all sentient beings & our p