Bread and Roses was co-founded by Reakash Walters and Jenn Prosser.
Reakash Walters is an activist, community organizer and communications strategist based in Edmonton. She is passionate about the power of uncomfortable conversations and the beauty of listening. As seen on CBC The National, Dinner TV and others, Reakash is an unapologetic advocate for community based solutions to social issues.
Reakash is one of the founders of the Edmonton and area chapter of Black Lives Matter and has been organizing environmental, political and pro black and brown actions her entire adult life.
Jenn Prosser has over a decade of experience in organizing, and gets her feminist activism from lived experiences. Working for some of Canada’s most outspoken feminist political leaders has provided her valuable insight on dismantling the patriarchy from the inside out, and how to push the outside in. She has spent the last decade organizing and managing projects in non-profit and political spheres.
Through her work as a political and community organizer, she has spent time in communities from Churchill, Manitoba to Lethbridge, Alberta. Jenn currently lives and works in Edmonton, Alberta – Treaty 6 territory. She is a strategy and communications consultant through her independent agency, JP Creative Strategies. You can view more about her and her work at http://jpcreativestrategies.com/.