Skip to content Skip to navigation

Asha Edwards

Asha Edwards headshot

Asha Edwards is currently an undergraduate student attending the School of Public Health at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She is a visual artist and community organizer. Asha sometimes engages in community-organizing, abolitionist rooted campaigns, and mutual aid as a member of community-based grassroots organizations in Chicago. She hopes to help establish public health alternatives to policing as well as free, sustainable, and Earth-based housing on the South Side of Chicago as part of the struggle for Black self-determination, indigenous sovereignty, and the eradication of global oppression. She engages in direct action campaigns through Assata's Daughters and WeAreDissenters, an anti-war, anti-militarism, and anti-imperialism organization. She's been a part of campaigns such an #PoliceFreeSchools , #NoCopAcademy and #DefundCPD

 

Become a Partner for Peace!

Partners for Peace make monthly donations to support AFSC’s worldwide work for peace and justice. Will you provide reliable, year-round support to communities overcoming violence, poverty, and oppression? Start your monthly donation today to help us meet our goal of 175 monthly gifts by Jan. 31.

Give Now →

CLOSE   X