Marla Marcum serves as Director at the Climate Disobedience Center and is one of four Center Founders. She is a seminary-trained United Methodist committed to supporting people of all faiths and no particular faith to act boldly for justice. She brings two decades of social justice organizing and training experience with faith-based, youth, and grassroots groups. Marla is passionate about leadership development and building supportive, principled communities of resistance among unlikely allies. Marla earned a B.A. in Religion and Russian from Sewanee and a M.T.S. in Philosophy Theology and Ethics from the Boston University School of Theology. She calls both the Boston area and the Missouri Ozarks “home.”