Nick (they/them) is an organizer, educator and advocate with over 13 years of experience in community education and facilitation around social justice issues. Originally hailing from St. Louis, Missouri, Nick received BAs in both Philosophy and Religious Studies from DePaul University before serving as a Teach for America Corps member in Helena, Arkansas. Nick went on study Religion, Ethics, and Politics at Harvard Divinity School where they graduated with a Masters in Theological Studies. Nick then returned home to help found The Center for Social Empowerment in Ferguson, Missouri.
Trained in community organizing, elementary education, ethics, theology, and street activism, Nick has experience working with schools, religious communities, political organizations, and non-profit organizations on a variety of diversity and justice issues. In addition to a vast knowledge of justice and DEI topics, Nick has a passion for strategic planning and effective data collection and analysis and a talent for connecting with new communities and navigating relational and political systems.
Nick has recently moved to Fresno with their partner and menagerie of pets. Nick is a self-proclaimed nerd who loves comics, video games, and historical cooking.