LeeAnn Morrissette (RYT 200) is a multidisciplinary storyteller and cultural strategist based in Charleston, SC. She has created for Oxford American, the Cornucopia Institute, Good Food Jobs, Nonprofit Quarterly, the Stacey Abrams for Governor Campaign, Blavity, Black Girl In Om, Honey Pot Co, and most recently the National Black Food & Justice Alliance serving as the Communications and Culture Director.

She is committed to documenting & amplifying the stories of Black people reclaiming what it means to live well and free from the wounds of generational land-based trauma. Her most recent work, With These Hands presented by SAAFON is an intimate visual telling of the works and lives of 6 Black farmers from around the deep southeastern states showcasing how Black agrarianism is revitalizing our ecosystem, building community and reconnecting people of the Black diaspora with our history.

LeeAnn is a mother to a vivacious 3 year-old and is currently working to rematriate her family’s heirs property on Wadmalaw, Is., South Carolina.

Splitting time between Atlanta, GA & Charleston, SC.

Available for Travel.

Featured on Food & Justice Podcast with Brenda Sanders

Black Food Sovereignty

Speaking Engagements & Workshops

Democracy in a Hotter Time - Climate Justice Narratives Panel 2023

Healing Earth Panel at the International African American Museum, Charleston, SC - Earth Day 2023

Nonprofit Quarterly's Black Food Sovereignty Webinar - January 2023

EcoWomanist Institute Emerging Leaders & Mentorship 2022 | Layers of Story Workshop

Nature's Garden for Victory & Peace 5th Annual Healing Arts Festival 2021

The Anti-Eugenics Project's Dismantling Eugenics Conference 2021 | Cultural New Deal Side Meeting

EcoWomanist Institute Emerging Leaders & Mentorship 2021 | Storytelling Workshop

Operation Spring Plant Annual Conference 2021

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