Black Outside: Angelica Holmes & Ki'Amber Thompson
– Hosted at Your Home or Office
part of a series on Promise
About the speaker
Angelica Holmes is a native of Arkansas, where she graduated from both Little Rock Central High School and Lyon College. She moved to San Antonio to join Teach for America, where she taught middle and high school English for 3 years before switching gears to help launch Black Outside, Inc. She helped resurrect BOI’s summer camp for Black girls, Camp Founder Girls, where she is the camp director as well as Executive Director of Black Outside.
Ki’Amber Thompson is a queer Blaxicana educator, organizer, artist, and entrepreneur from the West Side of San Antonio. Since graduating from Pomona College in 2018 she’s done environmental justice work in Flint, Michigan through the Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program at the University of Michigan and spent a year in Washington, D.C. doing policy, research, and storytelling work with the Ocean Conservancy. Ki’Amber is the Founder and Director of the Charles Roundtree Bloom Project, an outdoor healing justice program for youth of incarcerated parents in San Antonio. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. at University of California in Santa Cruz and continuing to build out the Bloom Project.
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