Rasheena Fountain is a native of Chicago’s West Side communities known as Austin and K-Town. Today Fountain is a freelance writer whose work focuses mainly on issues related to inner-city violence, race relations, environmental justice and sustainability, music and human rights. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Rhetoric from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and has a M.A,Ed. in Urban Environmental Education from Antioch University Seattle. She is also in the process of writing her first book.
“People look for retreats for themselves, in the country, by the coast, or in the hills . . . There is nowhere that a person can find a more peaceful and trouble-free retreat than in his own mind. . . . So constantly give yourself this retreat, and renew yourself.”
- MARCUS AURELIUS