Monica Gibbs

- Project Coordinator

Monica Gibbs is a native of Pamlico County, based in Charlotte, NC- and is the founder of Gibbs Public Affairs LLC. She is an award-winning activist with a journalism background and a decade of political consulting and campaign work. she provides advocacy and media relations services to community projects and organizations. Her most recent work was serving as the State Deputy Director of Political Action Committees for a US Senate campaign, coordinating a Reproductive Justice and Health Education initiative for Mecklenburg and Union Counties, and Outreach Director of a 10 county NC Congressional Campaign.

Isaiah Withers

Isaiah Withers is a native of Rockingham County (Reidsville, NC), a Raleigh, NC-based community organizer, and co-founder of the newly created Black Self-Defense Team. He also works with local Black businesses and organizations to build partnerships that will hold elected officials accountable. His work has been instrumental in raising awareness about the 2020 census and the historical underrepresentation of Black populations in the decennial census.