Louis Alemayehu is an American poet, educator, musician, and community organizer.
Alemayehu teaches Environmental Sustainability at the Higher Education Consortium for Urban Affairs in Minneapolis Minnesota. He has also been a community organizer with Environmental Justice Advocates of Minnesota (EJAM). As a writer, Alemayehu has used his poetry and storytelling to unite communities over environmental concerns. Alemayehu is a founding member of the award winning poetry/jazz ensemble Ancestor Energy and a co-founder with Juanita Espinoza of the Native Arts Circle. Alemayehu participated in Occupy Minnesota events in 2011. He serves on the Minneapolis Energy Partnership Board. He is a Buddhist and is the father of 2 daughters, Hanika Mahalia Alemayehu and Eden Luzia Alemayehu.
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