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


Compassion in Action Matching Gift Challenge

Your gift will be matched from now until Nov. 18.
Give to the Compassion in Action Matching Gift Challenge from now until Nov. 18 to double your impact.

Give Now →