Guilford For All is a group of people who got together with the idea that Guilford County could be a better place for our families and communities living in Browns Summit, Gibsonville, Greensboro, High Point, Jamestown, McLeansville, Oak Ridge, Summerfield, Stokesdale, Sedalia, and Whitsett.
Brandon Wrencher: Brandon is a minister, organizer, writer, and trainer. He works within faith, education, and non-profit sectors at the intersections of decolonizing church, contemplative activism, and local presence to build beloved communities. Brandon is a founding pastor and organizer of Good Neighbor Movement, a multiracial, Black-centered, queer inclusive, justice-driven network of missional communities in Greensboro, NC. Brandon is married to Erica and they have two sons Morris and Phillip.
Casey Thomas: Casey lives in the Glenwood neighborhood of Greensboro with her wonderful husband and dog. She has organized around food, immigration, policing, and against anti-LGBTQ discrimination. With roots in New York, South Carolina, Tortola, and Virginia, she made Greensboro her home in 2006. She graduated from Guilford College (BA, Sociology & Anthropology) and UNC-Greensboro (Masters in Public Health). She is the Development Manager at People’s Action, a national network of community organizations.
Isabell Moore: Isabell has lived in Greensboro for all but five years of her life. After decades of organizing for racial, economic and queer justice, she coordinated the Siembra NC Solidarity committee’s first year. The parent of a kindergartener, she organizes with other public school parents and with teachers and serves as Advocacy Chair of the Guilford County Council of PTAs. She is studying North Carolina’s social movements through a doctorate in History at UNC-Chapel Hill.
Jess St. Louis: Jess is a narrative strategist, organizer, and learning somatic practitioner based in Greensboro, NC. She is committed to building power and transforming the conditions of city and county she calls home towards racial justice, economic justice, gender justice, and queer liberation, primarily in the US South. She has worked with local organizations such as the Solutions Not Punishment Collaborative in Atlanta, GA to national networks like the US Human Rights Network. Outside of work, she is an auntie and titi to amazing young people who live in Guilford County and beyond.
Nikki Marín Baena: Born in North Jersey to Colombian parents, she lives in Greensboro with her partner, daughter and their two dogs. Nikki is the Director of Finance and Economic Development at Mijente, a national Latinx organization, and has worked as a loan officer for cooperatives and the Co-Director of Cooperation Texas. Locally, she organizes with Siembra NC. Her passions include co-ops, popular education, savings circles, telenovelas, potatoes, and making trouble. She earned her BA from UNC-Chapel Hill.