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Michaela Pommells

Director of Community Organizing and Social Justice Initiatives
The Village of Arts and Humanities


Michaela Pommells is the Director of Community Organizing and Social Justice Initiatives for The Village of Arts and Humanities. Michaela has over a decade of experience as an anti-racist strategist, facilitator, and organizer. She has worked at the grassroots, national, and international levels to engage and support directly impacted communities in using anti-racist mechanisms (dialogue, capacity building, storycircles, strategic planning) to advance justice and restore community self-determination and accountability. In 2011, Michaela co-founded the Coalition for Racial Justice (CoRaJus), a capacity-building collaborative in Philadelphia organized to eliminate race-based disparities from an intersectional and multi-issue perspective. She has three children and lives in the Overbrook section of Philadelphia.