Cherrell Brown is a community organizer and educator living in NYC. She currently works as a social justice educator with Sadie Nash Leadership Project. Before that Cherrell served as one of the National Organizers for Equal Justice USA, a national non-profit organization working towards repealing the death penalty. She is also involved with several grassroots organizations working towards ending police and economic violence and teaches direct action trainings and community organizing 101. She recently traveled to London to obtain an MA in Culture, Diaspora and Ethnicity from Birkbeck Universit

Community Organizing: A Crash Course: Participants will take a crash course into some of the basics of Community Organizing, including: How to conduct one-on-ones, the importance of narratives and Power Mapping. Skills learned in this 101 course will be helpful in planning Townhalls.