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SOJO's Capital Region Creative Corps "Tactical Urbanism Art in Placemaking."

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Sojourner Truth African Heritage Museum will participate in the California Creative Corps program. OUR TEAM OF ARTISTS has contributed to developing programs, exhibitions, and public art. It is a multi-talented team and can fill the artist role as critical to any pop-up/placemaking project.

Melanin Day School Academy is a cross-sector Capital Region Creative Corp Project partner. 

Nakia Porter, a leader in Social Justice Activism, is embarking on a transformative journey to empower the Pan-African community through faith, community, and resilience. She focuses on body healing and innovative methods to ground the mind, body, and spirit in trauma recovery. Nakia collaborates with esteemed awardees Mama Azia and Nia to educate, resonate, and foster healing within the community. They embrace shared narratives to highlight the strength found in unity. Nakia's family's lineage inspires this movement and tells a story of profound resilience, resistance, and an unyielding will to thrive amid adversity.

This initiative underscores the interconnected threads of faith, weaving a fabric that binds communities in solidarity. Through collective determination, the Pan-African community can overcome challenges. As Nakia leads this charge, her commitment to social justice is a beacon, illuminating the path toward a future where empowerment and liberation flourish. The strength of community and unwavering resilience emerge as the guiding lights illuminating a transformative narrative of triumph over tribulation.

Nakia Porter has a B.C.S. and M.S.C.S. degrees from North Carolina Agricultural &Technical State University. Music, dance, health and wellness, storytelling, literacy, agriculture.  https://melanindayschoolacademy.org/our-team





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