New Moon is proud to announce our 2021 advisory group, a circle of brilliant and dedicated women of color who will serve as thought partners as we evolve. We are honored to welcome four advisors who have already deeply shaped New Moon’s thinking and approach, and who have gifted us with advice and friendship through the years. (Note: These advisors serve as individuals; their affiliations are listed for identification purposes only.)


Ariel Jacobson (Albany, NY), storyteller, member of the Collective Future Fund team, leader in Resonance Network, and part of the Movement Strategy Center (MSC) Transitions Community.


Maria Ibarra-Frayre (Ypsilanti, MI), Deputy Director of We the People Michigan, co-founder of Untold Stories of Liberation & Love, Steering Committee member Washtenaw Interfaith Coalition for Immigrant Rights, and part of the MSC Transitions Community.


Supriya Lopez Pillai (Oakland, CA), director of Hidden Leaf Foundation, 2021 nominee for the Pushcart Prize in flash fiction, and member of Resonance Network and the MSC Transitions Community


Yodit Mesfin Johnson (Ypsilanti, MI), President & CEO of NEW, founder of Black Men Read, writer, poet, and member of Untold Stories of Liberation & Love



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