As proponent of history, I believe in the importance of looking back in order to inform how I move forward. With my birthday falling on December 30, end-of-the-year reflections are particularly poignant for me. Crafting a 2016 in Review post was a worthwhile endeavor, so here I am to look back at 2017. While this exercise feeds me personally, this post is also an “Annual Report” for you, my readers and supporters. May I continue to be transparent and accountable for the delicate lines I walk in my work towards collective liberation.
I am grateful to have worked with an amazing group of clients this year: Hood Huggers International (since 2015); Buncombe County (since 2016); Darin Waters, Ph.D. (since April); UNC Asheville African Americans in WNC and Southern Appalachia Conference; and YTL Training Program (since October). The services I provided included communications and administrative support, content creation, and event production assistance. It can be noted that I offer my services at a discounted rate to leaders of color.
2017 HIGHLIGHTS BY MONTH
Links to writings and key projects.
Popular blog post: Mid-year Musing
Launched a Patreon page – thanks to my new and ongoing patrons for helping sustain my writing! My intention is to continue to expand the positive impact of my work.
So that’s my 2017 Annual Report! I would love to hear what posts/articles/projects you found most compelling this year, and what types of things you’d like to read more about in 2018. You can post a comment below, or send me a private message.
Peace and happy new year.
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