BLACK SWAN FOOD EXPERIENCE
Organized cooperative economic cultural events celebrating New Orleans’ artists, craft artisans, musicians, and culture- bearers, incl.
SYNERGETIC in collaboration with Second Vine Wine & The Building, CommUNITY Holiday Parties with Community Book Center, and as resident pop-up @ The Tipping Point with DJ RQ Away.
New Orleans, LA. 2012- 2018
REFLECT & STRENGTHEN STREET THEATER TROUPE
Performed original theater in prisons, high schools, youth center, universities, Hip Hop shows, protests, conferences, in subways and on street corners throughout the US, and at the 9th annual Hip Hop Festival in Havana, Cuba.
Produced two full-length plays at the Boston Center for the Arts:
Spill Life: Confessions of a Butterfly (2005)
Tabula Rasa and All That Yin Yang (2002)
Boston, MA. 2001-2008
SURVIVING TRAUMA, ENVISIONING JOY
Creative writing program working with adolescent girls at the Germaine Lawrence residential facility for youth with high emotional and behavioral support needs.
Arlington, MA. 2000
Monthly community open mics held at the old Lucy Parsons Book Center, each with a tribute to a freedom fighter/political prisoner.
Mobilized young people to participate in local and national direct actions to protest oppressive entities, laws, and policies.
Boston, MA. 1998-2002