Allie is Portland raised, Antigua-rooted medical student, educator, writer, growing healer, community organizer, and recent MPH graduate of Harvard University T.H. Chan School of Public Health with a passion for reproductive justice, decolonial discourse, and the healing of historical and intergenerational trauma. She has a call toward bridging allopathic medicine and traditional wisdoms in service to the healing of and justice for all oppressed under the current colonial and capitalist systems.
When she is not studying allopathic medicine, she continues to organize with Brown Girl Rise, a group by and for young BIPOC girls and femmes in Portland, as well as collaborate with practitioners of African and Afro-Diasporic indigenous cultural technologies to co-create transdisciplinary spaces focused on the healing of historical collective trauma for people of the African Diaspora.
Allie is a 2021 – 2022 Racial Equity Grant recipient. The Racial Equity Grant, launched in Summer of 2020, is a 10-month grant which provides support to Humanity in Action Fellows and Senior Fellows as they defend racial equity and the #BlackLivesMatter movement through their projects. Generously funded by William H. Donner, it provides for dynamic civic action, critical social change and transformative promise as it relates to reckoning of past and present racial injustices. For more information on the grantees click here.
Updated February 2022