Ejeris Dixon is an organizer and political strategist with 20 years of experience working in racial justice, LGBTQ, anti-violence, and economic justice movements. She is the Founding Director of Vision Change Win Consulting where she partners with organizations to build their capacity and deepen the impact of their organizing strategies. She also serves as a consultant with RoadMap Consulting (www.roadmapconsulting.org) a national social justice consulting team. From 2010 – 2013 Ejeris served as the Deputy Director, in charge of the Community Organizing Department at the New York City Anti-Violence Project where she directed national, statewide, and local organizing and advocacy initiatives on hate violence, domestic violence, police violence, and sexual violence. From 2005 – 2010 Ejeris worked as the Founding Program Coordinator of the Safe OUTside the System Collective at the Audre Lorde Project where she worked on creating transformative justice strategies to address hate and police violence. Her essay, ” Building Community Safety: Practical Steps Toward Liberatory Transformation, ” is featured in the anthology Who Do You Serve, Who Do You Protect? Police Violence and Resistance in the United States. In January 2020, she co-edited a book with Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha entitled Beyond Survival: Strategies and Stories from the Transformative Justice Movement.
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New Pathways Presenter 2020 Bios