Valery Montanez

Executive Director, Decriminalize Nature Florida

Valery Montanez is Executive Director of Decriminalize Nature Florida and President of the Psychedelic Club of Florida.

Montanez was born on the island of Boriken (Puerto Rico), in the city of Carolina.

She moved to Fort Lauderdale, FL in 2006 at the age of ten and grew up in Clermont, FL.

Valery attended the University of Central Florida with a major in journalism and she currently lives in Orlando while raising two beautiful and intelligent children, with the help of plant medicine.

Valery is a mother, artist, and fierce advocate for women, plant medicine, and community power.

    8:00 - 8:55

    Day 2 Hofmann Hall (Sun)

    What Are Psychedelics, Entheogens & Hallucinogens?

    Unpacking the Terms Widely Used, But Seldom Understood