Lost to a system that wants to dehumanize and kill us

As a woman who’s lost many family members to incarceration and gun violence, Nifa’s passion is rooted deeply in her work. She believes that turning pain into passion and healing through action are the stepping stones towards building healthy communities. Organizer and Advocate at the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, Nifa believes in centering people in their own narratives. She takes pride in holding healing space for community members and building strong bonds that focus on transformative relationships. At the Ella Baker Center she fights to hold elected officials accountable and shine light on any injustices being faced in communities. This is why she and co organizers are demanding to Audit the Alameda County Sheriff Greg Ahern for the atrocities that are happening at Santa Rita County Jail.

About the speaker

Organizer and Advocate at the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, Nifa believes in centering people in their own narratives. She takes pride in holding healing space for community members and building strong bonds that focus on transformative relationships. At the Ella Baker Center she fights to hold elected officials accountable and shine light on any injustices being faced in communities. This is why she and co organizers are demanding to Audit the Alameda County Sheriff Greg Ahern for the atrocities that are happening at Santa Rita County Jail. As a woman who’ve lost many family members to incarceration and gun violence her passion is rooted deep in her work, she believes that turning pain into passion and healing through action is the stepping stones towards building healthy communities.

Favorite quotes from this talk

No quotes yet. Sign in to tag a quote!

*Crickets* Sign in to add a comment.