Venus Jones , Arts and Culture Organizer, Center for Spirituality, Arts and Activism
Venus is a poet, educator, and social justice advocate. She speaks passionately and poetically about social justice issues and deeply connects with the pillars of our emerging Center – spirituality, arts and activism. She is author of several volumes of poetry including She Rose and Lyrics for Langston. Venus is eager to learn more about community organizing and to work with us to develop new leaders and deeper social justice collaborations at the Center.
One of her favorite quotes is by Alice Walker – “The most common way people give up their power is by believing they don’t have any.”