Courtney goes by Viva la Deva (which means, "Long live the goddess") and everything she does is in alignment with this mantra. Artist, activist, birthing doula at Earth Mama's Birthing Services, pioneer...the Gary Indiana native, is currently the lead jewelry artist and proprietor of Nubian Naturals Jewelry and Healing based in Indianapolis. She pairs her love to create with her heart for community by hosting a variety of free community engagement workshop via Amore Arts, a registered non-profit organization. You can check out and commission her work by visiting her shop at www.nubiannaturals.etsy.com
Ms. Porter's most recent project is the Urban Naturalist's Association, an organization with the mission to connect inner city residents with the beauty of nature and the simplicity of living in alignment with it. Via hosted outtings, workshops and community service/engagement projects we will better engage with, protect and serve, our Mother Earth.