Our team

Cross-racial, intergenerational, gender-diverse co-leadership

Two complementary skill sets, one dynamic team. 

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Kent Alexander

(he/him)

 

Kent integrates somatic practices throughout his work. He leads clients to investigate and navigate the history of racism, challenge stereotypes, and explore otherness through practical tools. Kent cultivates the skills needed to move beyond biases towards collective healing.

 

He’s been working in anti-oppression work for decades. Kent has spearheaded some of Elms College’s most ambitious work. Past clients include: Mount Grace Land Trust, United Way of Hampshire County, UMASS Amherst Theater Dept., Center for Community Resilience after Trauma, TerraCorps, and the Western Massachusetts Training Consortium. Kent also currently serves as the Equity and Inclusion advisor for the ValleyCreates initiative of the Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts.

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Ang Roell

(they/them)

Ang Roell holds an MA in Curriculum Design and Evaluation from Wheelock College at Boston University with a focus on Social Justice Education.  Ang boasts a strong background in institutional assessment and social justice education. Through data gathering, they help build robust, tailored logic models, roadmap organizational goals, and sustainable plans for change. Their work centers on equitable community engagement.

Ang offers a unique vantage point on power sharing and responsive cooperative leadership. Some of their past clients are:  TerraCorps (AmeriCorps), Greenfield Community College, Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, Nuestras Raices and Montague Catholic Social Ministries.