A series on the current #goodtroublemakers on the right side of justice.
Inspired by John Lewis, an American politician, statesman, and civil rights activist who led the struggle for racial equality. In a sea of brutal opposition, Lewis held steadfast to the creed that the means and ends are intertwined, spurring this philosophy as both a tactic and way of life.
Jaz gets into good trouble across a number of different causes, from LGBTQiA advocacy to allyship for Black+Latinx communities.
Before business school, she worked at International Planned Parenthood for five years and also served on the board of Bitch Media - an unapologetically feminist media company that all of us at nunchi are now hooked on.
For Jaz, getting into good trouble isn't often glamorous - its long nights and weekends behind the scenes with her sidekick Iggy Pup - but it is always persistent. That's her advice: However you get into good trouble, be persistent.
A fierce advocate for moms and children, Alysha is currently a full time MBA student at Duke University with two young sons. She also hold multiple community leadership roles throughout Durham, North Carolina, from serving on Duke Fuqua's Racial Equity Working Group to volunteering as a board member for local nonprofit Exchange Family Center Durham.
Her advice for getting into good trouble? Be Fearless. Fearless in creating your goals, and fearless to not let obstacles or self-doubt get in your way.
Austin’s motto is “cause trouble if it leads to a greater good”. He previously co-founded EdBuild, a nonprofit where he helped state legislatures across the country design more equitable funding policies for K12 schools, and fought to dismantle an unfair status quo!
The work doesn’t stop there. He is constantly fighting loudly for causes he’s passionate about, often as a voice for those traditionally unheard.
His advice for good trouble? Get comfortable with your voice. Then be unapologetically loud when fighting for what you believe in.