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Andréana Lefton serves as Executive Director of BahaiTeachings.org. She is a poet, writer, educator, and community builder. She teaches creative writing in jails and recovery programs, and has launched social justice initiatives for Southern Lit Alliance, #NotACrime, Ashoka: Everyone a Changemaker, Baha’i House of Worship for North America, Central European University, and The Guardian/European Press Prize. She is the author of Circle the Bones with Shining and Songs of Deliverance: Healing from Abuse, Addiction, and Trafficking, shedding light on women’s suffering and soulwork: www.aelefton.org.