"Let Us Be" Awardees!
She organizes through the Black Liberation lens with a heavy focus on mutual community aid, building sovereign sustainable networks of support In the community, and engaging in deep learning and unlearning about who we are as Black people across the diaspora. Leslie is a Black mama and has been working to free Black mamas from cages, change policy around pretrial detention and policing.
Sisters Leadership Collective and the Black Girls Matter MIA Coalition.
They have been organizing since the age of 17, have been a Restorative Justice (RJ) practitioner since 2016, and have since trained multiple cohorts of South Florida Reproductive Justice practitioners.
They are an artist, wordsmith, and professional fire starter.