Trainers

agk-trump-headshot-150Anna Grace Keller is a nursing student, environmental health and safety specialist, and Appalachian Medical Solidarity medic. She served as a medic in movements for labor and racial justice, migrant justice, and environmental justice, and has trained hundreds of protest first-aiders over the last 16 years. Ms. Keller is passionate about community health worker training and management, rural home health care, cooperative business, and understanding how people become politicized.

esther-150Esther Mack is a Jewish anti-Zionist activist. As a teenager, she emigrated alone from Jerusalem to small-town Georgia. She has worked with Jewish leftist groups and provided first aid at protests in the United States, Israel, and the West Bank. A clinical herbalist and founding member of Piedmont Resistance NC Medics, she recently provided medical support for antifascist demonstrators in Charlottesville, VA.

ash-150x150Ash Williams is a trans non-binary femme from Fayetteville, NC. As a Black Lives Matter organizer, Ash has educated the NC community about state-sanctioned violence as it relates to trans and queer people of color. Since 2013, this work included leading rapid response/ guerilla actions, building solidarity and coalitions across differences, developing press strategies, designing campaigns, educating and mobilizing people on social media, and training other organizers.

Information about more trainers and workshop leaders coming soon!