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Tasasha Henderson

Tasasha Henderson is a Grant Writer at a Chicago-based, international human services organization, with a passion for organizing around issues of violence against women, reproductive justice, and the prison industrial complex. She is a co-organizer with Love & Protect (formerly the Chicago Alliance to Free Marissa Alexander), a grassroots collective of people committed to supporting women, trans and gender non-conforming people of color who have been harmed by violence. She is also a board member of Project Fierce Chicago, an organization that is seeking to provide safe and affirming transitional housing to LGBTQ young people who are experiencing homelessness. In addition to organizing, Tasasha is also an emerging freelance writer who has written about the criminalization of domestic violence survivors for Truthout, Ravishly, and The Feminist Wire.