Guest, Lisa Parsons

Guest Name: 
Lisa Parsons
Lisa Parsons
Guest Occupation: 
social justice co-ordinator for One Billion Rising Atlanta
Guest Biography: 

Filling the role of social justice co-ordinator for One Billion Rising Atlanta, Lisa is committed to helping to end violence and inequities that disproportionately effect women and girls and people of color.  She has helped coordinate the Atlanta version of several international events and particularly focuses on the use of the Arts for Social Change.  As co-founder and co-director of Posts for Peace and Justice she plans collaborative workshops that bring diverse communities together to engage in dialogue around issues that matter.  Expression of their shared vision and voices is then manifested in art that is displayed for public viewing to raise awareness and stimulate conversations leading to peace and understanding.