Valerie Troutt, Founder
Corinna Nicole, Event Planning and Media
Nadine Wilmot, Funding
Niva Flor, Workshops and Education
Peace Harmony, Outreach and Volunteer
Peace Harmony is a 28 year old Oakland native. Since her girlhood, Peace has dreamed of becoming a professional writer. She is a passionate freethinker who will change the world with her love for words.
Siaira Harris, Media
Siaira Shawn is a singer/songwriter/performer/youth worker/ purveyor of aesthetics. She was born and raised in San Francisco, California and currently resides in Oakland. She attended Howard University and graduated in 2006 from San Francisco State University with a degree in Communication Studies. SiairaShawn wants to bring a much needed light to the up and coming talent in the Bay Area and bring a level of artistry, creativity, and purpose to music that she believes the people deserve.
Tai Rockett, Outreach and VolunteerTaijhet Nyobi, known by many as Tai, is a poet and educator who believes in the power of storytelling. Currently working on her MA in English, she has worked within the for two years, focusing on language and literacy development in begining education. She is currently working with Streetside stories, a program that brings theater, storytelling and literacy into the after- school hours, helping students from elementary through high school to write, share and perform their personal stories. Her first poetry book called A Life Worth Living is in the early stages of publishing.
Valerie Brown-Troutt, Workshops and Education
Willow, Workshops and Education
Tangie Young aka Willow is skilled in many creative activities while continuing to explore more. A woman who wears many hats floating between costume design for one man shows, writings and drawings which are safely confined in her notebook, waiting to be born into a voice. She works as a counselor and mentor for children and families. Much of her work is geared around community enrichment, sustainability of human development and restoring the soul through mind, body and creative release.
About our committees:
• Event Planning: Artist booking, organize and plan events, communicate to other committees what is needed for events
• Media/Documentation: Design flyers, website upkeep, online announcements, create and distribute (online) invitations and notices, photograph events
• Outreach/Volunteer: Get others involved with ShePeople's, find volunteers for showcases and other events, increase attendance
• Workshops and Education: Organize and lead workshops or informative events
• Funding: Distribute requests for donations, search and apply for grants, grant writing
If you are interested in becoming a member of our collective, please submit the following information:
•Your name, e-mail and phone number
•Which committee(s) you are interested in joining
•A brief statement about why you want to join the collective and what you have to offer