Morgan Godvin & Kristen Gonzalez

Morgan Godvin is a writer from Portland, Oregon. She founded Beats Overdose, a harm reduction provider for the music and entertainment industry. She is a research associate with Health in Justice Action Lab and a councilmember on Oregon’s decriminalization Measure 110 Oversight and Accountability Council. She was formerly incarcerated.


Kristen Gonzalez, MPH, is a harm reductionist from rural Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana. She is a Marine Corps veteran and directly impacted by overdose. A refugee of climate disasters, she now lives in Portland, Oregon and works as a substance use program manager at a nonprofit. She is a member of the United Houma Nation.


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