Vivette Jeffries-Logan is a citizen of the Occaneechi Band of the Saponi Nation (OBSN); the Indigenous people of Orange, Alamance and Caswell counties in North Carolina. She is the Founder & Principal of Biwa Consulting. She served her People as an elected member of the Tribal Council and as Founding Director of the OBSN Tribal Health Circle. She is a graduate of the North Carolina Native Leadership Institute of the American Indian Center at the University of North Carolina. She was recently appointed to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill American Indian Center Advisory Board. For 10 years, Vivette was a trainer with Dismantling Racism Works (dRworks), a collaborative of trainers and organizers who have been facilitating Dismantling Racism work for many years. She served as the Director of Training and Technical Assistance at the NC Coalition Against Domestic Violence. Vivette also served as Curriculum Designer and Instructor for the Working Effectively with Tribal Government course for the Centers for Disease Control. She currently serves as Core Faculty with the William C. Friday Fellowship for Human Relations. Decolonization is her passion and her purpose. She is passionate about dismantling all oppressive systems and replacing them with an equitable system that ensures all voices are heard and all cultures are valued and integrated. She lives and works striving to facilitate equity and justice for all.
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- SEM15. Reckoning with America’s History of Race and Land
October 17, 2019
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM