Te’aira is originally from Birmingham, AL but moved to Washington, D.C. for college and then later to Baltimore, Maryland for work. For almost a decade, she spent time working with individuals experiencing homelessness and poverty in the school systems, combating against disability oppression in Cameroon as a member of Cameroon Deaf Empowerment Organisation, and doing community organizing work in West Baltimore. Once she graduated from University of Maryland, Baltimore with her Master’s in Social Work in May 2017, she set out to travel across states before finally setting down to Nashville, TN. She is very much new to the city and is excited to learn more about the people, community, culture of Nashville. In Te’aira’s spare time, she takes pleasure in eating cuisines from various countries (South Korea, Ethiopia, & India) as well as enjoying yoga, playing with her nephews and dogs, & walking with God.
Judy Ives serves as a volunteer working with the chaplains. She visits with our friends that have found permanent housing providing spiritual support and friendship.
Lindsey has been working in the fields of homeless outreach and community organizing for over a decade and is dedicated to journeying with those who are marginalized, both on and off the streets.
Michael is interested in the intersection of Faith and Justice and seeks to understand systems of oppression and the theological and ethical obligation to confront such systems and restore the oppressed.