Khadijah Ali-Coleman, an Advancing Youth Development (AYD) facilitator, provides workshops and consultant services to youth-serving organizations and events. Her expertise has been utilized by notable agencies including some of the clients below:
She began her foray into facilitation and youth development in the mid 1990′s while still in college, volunteering for organizations like the CHOICE program based in Baltimore, MD and traveling to different countries during her winter breaks to work with elementary school-aged children, assisting teachers in classroom management and leading classroom instruction. Later, upon graduating from the University of Maryland, she engaged in community work as a family case manager and classroom teacher, later serving as the Assistant Director of a prominent international organization that provides services at-risk and runaway youth. Through these experiences, Khadijah has honed skills that are very valuable in her role as a consultant and trainer.
She also has significant experience in program development and management, currently serving as the Executive Director of the nonprofit One Common Unity, Inc. and previously holding progressive leadership roles at Morgan State University, the Alliance of Concerned Men and Covenant House Washington. She is founder of the Capital Area Performing Arts Association (CAPAA) and Liberated Muse Arts Group.
Khadijah currently serves as an adjunct faculty member in Northern Virginia Community College’s Communication Studies and Theater department, but she is available for facilitation, training, writing and general consultation services. Below are some workshops she is available to facilitate for aspiring & professional arts professionals, youth workers and educators:
YOUTH WORKER & EDUCATOR WORKSHOPS
Compassionate Communication: Creating a Culture of Peace
Storyquilting and Arts Literacy
Contact Khadijah Ali-Coleman at LiberatedMuseProductions@gmail.com to schedule a workshop or to have Khadijah facilitate for your organization. Workshops can be tailored to your organization’s specific needs. Rates for workshops vary based on group size, location and duration of workshop. Call to schedule today!
For a review of past work, you can visit Khadijah Ali-Coleman’s former blog site So Our Youth Aspire (SOYA).