alicia nance, PhD is the descendant of enslaved Africans, a Diasporic Black queer femme storyteller, youth-worker, doula, disrupter, racial justice strategist, cultural organiser, and earth- and energy-worker rooted in the revolutionary legacies of her ancestors and immigrant communities. The wildest dreams of her ancestors, central to alicia’s work in education are anti-racist, healing-centred and culturally sustaining pedagogy; intergenerational community voice; and eradicating anti-Blackness and adultism. With 20+ years as a radical educator and organiser, alicia, Chief Equity Officer of She Who Learns, is co-creating grassroots freedom schools & spaces that practice an expansive, inclusive, healing and joyful understanding of Blackness.