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Friday, June 19 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Collective Leadership for the People

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Young community activists and organizers are redefining leadership outside of stereotypical norms. In this session we will examine how to leverage collective leadership. We will explore different ways collective leadership has helped movements in the past, and learn how we can use this strategy to build power in our respective communities.


Christina Brown

Christina is a twenty something social justice activist who hails from the great city of Columbus, Ohio. She enjoys blogging erratically, embarrassing her six nieces and nephews, looking for cheap ways to travel, and debating with her fellow readers of Top Shelf Book Club. Brown’s hopes can be summarized through the words of Tupac Shakur, “I'm not saying I'm gonna change the world, but I guarantee that I will spark the brain that will... Read More →

Adrianne Burke

Adrianne is a strategist and social change agent who empowers organizers and activist to develop as better leaders in their fields. Her background in communication studies focuses on how media uses fear evoking messages to suppress community voices and/or uplift them out of suffering. She’s a founding partner and CEO of ChangeComm, a strategic communications firm that connects community based changemaker. Adrianne is also a yogi... Read More →

Cassady Fendlay

Cassady is a problem solver, a risk taker and a serial founder of things. Originally from somewhere in the mountains of Southwest Virginia, Cassady has lived in a number of cities east of the Mississippi and currently travels up and down the Northeast Corridor more frequently than is probably sane in the pursuit of her goals. Wherever she finds herself, Cassady enjoys a good beer, dancing and discussing radical political and economic strategies... Read More →

Ekundayo Igeleke

Ekundayo is a revolutionary Pan Afrikanist who uses Hip Hop as a base for creating a new asset based youth leadership paradigm. Ekundayo really enjoys spending time with his partner, family, and traveling just to try out new foods! He is an anime and graphic novel fanatic and wishes he had special powers like Naruto! He currently organizes with youth in Columbus, Ohio, to dismantle the cradle to prison pipeline with the motto he and his comrade... Read More →

Friday June 19, 2015 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Education Building: Room 200