heather galaxy (heathergalaxy) wrote in think_galactic,
heather galaxy

Announcing our activist notable guest: Adrienne Maree Brown!

Think Galacticon welcomes Adrienne Maree Brown as our Activist Notable Guest!

"Adrienne Maree Brown is an organizational healer, pleasure activist, facilitator, singer, and artist living in Detroit. She was the executive director of The Ruckus Society from 2006-2010, and now sits on their board. She is also a National Co-Coordinator for the 2010 US Social Forum and currently helping with the transition phase of that work.

In addition, Adrienne sits on the boards of Allied Media Projects, Third Wave Foundation, and Common Fire, as well as the advisory board of East Michigan Environmental Action Council. She facilitates the development of organizations throughout the movement (most recently the leadership team of the Broadband Technology Opportunity Program in Detroit, the Young Women’s Empowerment Project in Chicago, New Orleans Parents Organizing Network, ColorofChange.org and Detroit Summer).

A co-founder of the League of Pissed Off/Young Voters and graduate of the Somatics and Social Justice Cohort, Rockwood’s Art of Leadership training, and Robert Gass’s Art of Change yearlong training, Adrienne is obsessed with learning and developing models for action, community strength, movement building and transformation."

- from Adrienne Maree Brown's blog
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