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Natacha Robert

Natacha Robert is an educator, activist, and artist. She is a current doctoral student at Teachers College, Columbia University in the department of Curriculum and Teaching. Her research focuses on African-centered education with interests in culturally relevant education and decolonization. She has been an educator for over ten years, teaching Social Studies to middle and high school students with and without disabilities. Working with various community-based organizations, she has created and helped to direct after school programs for Black children and other minoritized youth. She is the founder of Elimu for Liberation, an African-centered educational company that provides resources to parents and teachers to support them in teaching African-centered lessons and content. As an activist and community organizer she has worked with the Westchester Alliance for Black School Educators and the December 12th Movement to raise awareness for and address the myriad of issues facing Black people. Currently she works to help support, raise awareness for, and free political prisoners as a member of the Northeast Political Prisoner Coalition. She is also a member of the Enslaved African Memorial committee, an organization working to build a memorial to honor and remember the Africans who were enslaved in Bergen County, New Jersey.