DeeArah Wright

DeeArah Wright is an intuitive explorer, mama, and mover based in Brooklyn. Her lifework reflects passion for self-determination, connection, and collaborative greatness. She earned a BA from University of Maryland at College Park in Cultural Anthropology and Literature of the African Diaspora. She completed graduate coursework in Dance and Community Development through NYU’s Gallatin School for Individualized Study. DeeArah's approach to activism is informed by almost 20 years of experiences in fields such as: performing arts, education, and community engagement and development. In 2010, she founded Gather Brooklyn, a company that has powered engagement through strategic consultation, partnerships, and programming. In 2014, DeeArah was the Community Liaison for Creative Time and Weeksville Heritage Center’s Funk, God, Jazz, and Medicine: Black Radical Brooklyn. She is now a Co-Director ofJACK, an Obie-winning space for experimental art and activism in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn. As a facilitator, she continues to partner with organizations such The Laundromat Project and The Field. DeeArah’s current adventures include writing, cooperative business, and revolutionary educational framework.

Studies Project Participant

Past Classes & Events

Studies Project: Talking Heads: What’s Your How?

March 15, 2017