Esabella Bonner


Founder/Executive Director, Black Surf Santa Cruz

Esabella Bonner, entrepreneur and visionary, orchestrated Santa Cruz County’s largest protest in 2020, drawing 5,000 attendees. This sparked her commitment to movement work, fostering inclusivity for black and brown individuals at paddle outs for Black Lives Matter. Her organization Black Surf Santa Cruz aims to promote physical, spiritual, and communal wellness and healing through surfing, recreation, and education.