Monifa is the Senior Campaign Director for the Food Justice and Children’s Nutrition campaign at MomsRising. She was previously the Director of Organizing for the Urban Homesteading Assistance Board, a National Field Director for the Brennan Center for Justice, a Director of Development and Communications for Peoples Hurricane Relief Fund, and a Senior Programs Manager at the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation. Monifa has been interviewed by several major media outlets, including MSNBC, CNN, Essence Magazine, and TVOne. She currently serves on the board of the Brooklyn Movement Center.
When did you realize moms have superpowers?
“Right after the moment I gave birth, I realized that I could do any and everything.”