Heidi Harmon

Heidi Harmon has been an advocate for positive solutions to local and global challenges in San Luis Obispo, California, for the past 30 years. She has transitioned from activist to elected and is a progressive leader in her role as mayor. She is a social, climate, racial, and gender justice leader and is committed to implementing solutions in the hope of increasing inclusivity and belonging. She has enhanced community resilience through sustainability in light of the climate crisis. The City of San Luis Obispo has committed to a local Green New Deal and has the most ambitious carbon neutrality goal of any city in the U.S. In addition, she is fighting for working people, the undocumented community, and honoring their Indigenous roots by celebrating Indigenous People's Day. Heidi enjoyed getting to know the Shift community during the Vision 2020 Summit as a speaker and during her online conversation with Marianne Williamson and her The Heart of Activism course which followed.