Speaker: Jennifer Teed

Jennifer Teed is the daughter of Arlene and Bob Teed. She is a lifelong Unitarian Universalist from Detroit. She lives with her partner, Eric, and their dog, Tyson. She served as Director of Religious Education at the Detroit and Farmington UU congregations from 2006-2011. She is currently consulting for MUUSJN (Michigan Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Network) around issues of racial and environmental justice. Jenny received her BSW with honors from University of Detroit Mercy. She is
also a visual artist who especially loves dabbling in mixed media. She has worked with children and youth for three decades and for the last ten years has taught art to children, families, and senior citizens primarily through the YMCA. Jenny is a long-time grassroots activist who has helped organize and participated in many actions and events. She is one of the founders of Metro Detroit’s chapter of Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) and the Suburban Connections for Collective Liberation newsletter.

Building Power for the Long Haul

Relational Organizing is a buzzword in Movement work these days. Jenny will speak on her work in Detroit deepening connections that have led to more meaningful and impactful work. She will share tips on how we can engage and expand our networks to create change, … read more.