Alexandria Hubbell

Youth Educator

Originally from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Alex moved to Rochester with her mother at two years old. Her formative years were with Rochester City School District’s John Williams #5 School and School of the Arts. In 2010, she graduated from Alfred University with a B.F.A. in Art and Design and promptly returned to her community in Rochester, excited to practice all she’d learned on her home turf. After serving two consecutive terms for Rochester AmeriCorps, she is eager to share her love of Solar Punk, reading, art, and social justice with students in Rochester through her work with the MK Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence.

Blog posts by Alexandria Hubbell

Hidden Brain Podcast Mixtape

I’ve got a bit of a Hidden Brain obsession. For those of you who don’t know, Hidden Brain is an NPR podcast hosted by Shankar Vedantam. He “uses science and …

“I’m Sorry”

“I’m Sorry.” That’s a phrase that gets tossed out in conflict mediations left and right. Sometimes I even see adults request apologies from students just to create the feeling that a …

Space for Meditation

I have tried meditation before. Quite a few times, actually. I have also led meditations for a group and for a loved one. I often grow irritated with myself over …