Freelancers Union, Programs Director

September 2018-Present

  • Curate and design all public programming at Freelancers Hub, NYC’s first city funded freelancer community coworking space

  • Implement program calendar and events, organizing logistics, and coordinating with experts, attendees, and partners

  • Supervise a community/coworking space, identifying community leaders, and leveraging member insights to identify new content areas and strategies to improve member resources

The Literary Freedom Project, Programs Facilitator                                                                               

February 2018-Present

  • Host and facilitate monthly professional development workshops targeted to middle school and high school educators and community members on how to incorporate social justice curricula into their classrooms and lives.

  • Facilitate One Book One Bronx Audre Lorde Sister Outsider book club at Bronx Arts Space

  • Research and write curricula on gender justice, sexual harassment, feminism, and the founding of the #metoo movement

Kathleen Cleaver Photographic Archive, Photo Archivist

November 2015-Present

  • Supervise and catalogue 1,000+ photographs ranging from the late 1890s to early 2000s.

  • Arrange, describe, and maintain photographic archival collections

  • Create photo archive guide for filing and storage systems

  • Produce and maintain accession records for all photographic collections.

596 Acres, Co-Director of Strategic Partnerships and Advocacy

July 2017-June 2018

  • Curated NYC community land access advocacy public programming and partnerships

  • Designed NYC community land access advocacy and community land protection campaigns

  • Created NYC community land access advocacy bilingual educational tool kits and curriculum

  • Supervised digital web tool and digital map making development

  • Led strategic partnerships growth and development

Education

Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Master of Arts in Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Cum Laude, Fall 2014

New York University, New York, NY

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with Minor in Latino Studies, Fall 2008

Wayside Center for Popular Education, Faber, VA

Certificate in Interpretation for Social Justice, October 2015

Fellowships

The Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute, New York, NY

Innovative Cultural Advocacy Fellowship, April 2018-June 2018

Witness for Peace, New York, NY

Cuba Delegation on Gender, Arts, and Holistic Healing, July 2017

The Laundromat Project, New York, NY

Create Change Fellowship,  March 2017-October 2017

Select Guest Lectures and Panels

Panelist, “The Summer of Know: Jennifer Newsom and Stephanie Alvarado”, The Guggenheim NY, NY 2018

Panelist, “The School of Survival: Learning with Juan Downey” Hunter College Art Galleries NY, NY, 2018

Lecturer, Bronx Community College, Latino/a Literature Seminar "Poeta del Bronx (Poet from The Bronx)" (2017)

Panelist, NYU Law, Columbia Law, CUNY Law, Fordham Law, If/When/How Presents: "A Galentines Day Panel: Discussing Reproductive Justice in the New Administration" (2017)

Presenter, 2016 AWID Forum, “Feminist Futures: Building Collective Power for Rights and Justice”: ”Building Transnational Alliances across the Intersections of Black Feminist, Queer and Immigrant Movements to Transcend Borders” (2016)

Panelist, at the 13th Annual Latin American and Caribbean Feminist Conference: “Diasporic Latin American and Caribbean Migration in a U.S. Context: The Role of Transnational Latina Feminist Praxis”, (2014) 

Select Performances

Poetry Performance, The B.L.A.C.K. Party, The Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance, Bronx, NY (2018)

Poetry Performance, The Light and Peace Gallery Exhibition Opening, Brooklyn, NY 2018

Featured Poet "Marcha de Mayo" NYC Rally (2017) 

Featured Poet “Home as Site of Resistance”, LiFT Art Salon at the Hammonds House (2015)