Nancy A. Parker is the new incoming Interim Co-Executive Director of the Detroit Justice Center, primarily focused on fundraising. Immediately prior to this, Nancy was the Managing Attorney of the Detroit Justice Center’s Movement Lawyering Practice, where she focused on providing legal support to grassroots organizations fighting for racial justice in the city and surrounding communities. Nancy conducted know-your-rights trainings, presented on PIC abolition, provided research/analysis, and generally provided any other support needed to move abolitionist campaigns and projects forward. Nancy also engaged in direct representation of clients in various courts, including ongoing criminal representation of BLM protesters, and assisted with federal litigation.
Prior to joining the Detroit Justice Center, Nancy served as Assistant General Counsel in the legal department of the United Steelworkers International Union for over 8 years. In that capacity, Nancy fought for workers’ rights, advocating for employees and their families in arbitrations, federal courts, and before the National Labor Relations Board. Nancy earned her Juris Doctorate from Washington University in St. Louis, School of Law in 2011, and received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan.
Tiffany Fantasia is a staple in the Miami Beach Drag scene. Performing for 20 years, she can be found regularly at the Palace bar on ocean drive. She can be also be found on Out tv’s hit show Miami Dolls, and has been featured on WWHL and The View. She is a board member of Miami Beach Pride and the director of the Miss Miami Beach Pride pageant. Tiffany has won Miss Miami Ultimate, Miss Illusions Plus, and Miss Miami Beach Pride. She has also performed for Dsquared, Queen Latifah, and Andy Cohen just to name a few.
Tiana Day is a 20-year old student, activist, social entrepreneur and founder of the 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, Youth Advocates for Change. Her nonprofit works to bridge the gap between art and activism in youth through intersectional social justice issues. Tiana has a heavy passion for equitable and accessible education. She is the community manager for the nonprofit, Thinking Nation, which works to shift the paradigm of unbiased history education across the U.S. through innovative data driven curriculum for grades 6-12th.
Tiana has consulted for a number of Fortune 500 companies and is the CEO of the first Gen-Z led cultural impact firm called “One Day Agency” focused on diversity, equity, inclusion, sustainability and social impact. She is currently attending the University of Southern California where she is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in arts, technology and the business of innovation at the Iovine Young Academy with a minor in education and society.