Brandi Collins-Calhoun is a writer, educator, and reproductive justice organizer. Brandi attended the North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University where they studied African American History and found their passion for grassroots organizing.
Today they are the Movement Engagement Manager focused on reproductive access and gendered violence work with the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy leading the efforts in increasing philanthropic support for frontline groups combatting the structures that stand in the way of reproductive liberation.
Brandi currently serves as the board chair for Carolina Abortion Fund and services abortion seekers as an abortion doula across the state and has roots in organizations like Southerners on New Ground and Sister Song in addition to serving as an advisor for the Sex Worker Giving Circle through Third Wave Fund.
They have also worked as writers critiquing sexual and reproductive health in Black culture for publications such as Rewire. News, The Root, and most recently wrote a column for Madame Noire, titled Pleasure is Principle, a series focused on opening the boxes that Black folks have been placed in pertaining to sex and pleasure.
Reproductive justice is at the core of every role they hold, and they are committed to bringing Black feminism into every space they enter.