Alicia T. Crosby (pronouns: she/hers) is a Chicago-based justice educator, activist, and (sometimes reluctant) minister whose work addresses the spiritual, systemic, and interpersonal harm people experience. Through her teaching, writing, speaking, and space curation, Alicia helps individuals, communities, and institutions alike explore and unpack topics related to identity, inclusivity, journey, and intersectional equity. This native New Yorker channels her creativity through her work with her nonprofit Center for Inclusivity and through her writing and speaking.
Alicia's passions for justice, spiritually engaged activism, and community engagement led her to pursue a M.A. in Social Justice and Certificate in Non-Profit Management & Philanthropy at Loyola University Chicago. She also holds a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies with concentrations in Education, Psychology, and Pastoral Studies from Hollins University.
Background and Interests
Alicia’s background as a nonprofit professional, social entrepreneur, and justice educator led to her gaining extensive experience through her work in educational, social service, and religious contexts. Her interests and areas of expertise include:
● Blogging & Digital Activism
● Community Development
● Community Organizing
● Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
● Faith Engaged Organizing
● Identity Development & Formation
● Sexuality & Gender Studies
● Youth Development
Check out The Work for specific examples of how Alicia has engaged these content areas.