LeeAnn Morrissette (RYT 200) is a 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.
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. 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, she currently serves as the Communications and Culture Director of the National Black Food & Justice Alliance.
She 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.
As featured in
Speaking Engagements & Workshops
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