Shannon Cofrin Gaggero
Shannon (she/her) is thrilled to join Solidaire as a Donor Organizer after being an active member of the network since 2017. She is also a trustee at the Homestead Foundation, a small, family foundation based in Atlanta, Georgia. Shannon is passionate about resourcing Southern, social and racial justice movements led by impacted communities and holds an endless belief in the power of grassroots organizing. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia, where she was born and raised, with her family.
What Liberation Means to Shannon
Tell us why you do what you do.
To be in service of social movements is both an honor and a moral obligation during the increasingly difficult conditions we find ourselves in.
What’s most important to you about being part of Solidaire?
I relish being part of a collective, made up of both individual and institutional donors, who are striving to fund social movements like we want them to win, the mandate given to donors by Ash-Lee Woodward Henderson of Highlander. “Nothing that we do that is worthwhile is done alone.” – Mariame Kaba.
What does liberation mean to you?
All people having unencumbered access to the tools, resources and opportunities necessary to thrive as they see fit.