Our Team

Christa Brown

Is a Black, queer storyteller, actor, and public speaker with a passion for bringing stories to life that have often been under-explored. She’s the recipient of the 2022 New England Foundation for the Arts’ Newell Flather Award for Leadership in Public Art, and named as one of WBUR’s The Makers, a cohort of 15 emerging artists of color making an impact in Greater Boston. Brown founded the Free Soil Arts Collective in 2019 as a means to bridge the gap for opportunities for artists of color in the Merrimack Valley and beyond. Christa holds a BFA in Theater with a concentration in Performance from Longwood University and a Certificate in Nonprofit Management and Leadership from Institute for Nonprofit Practice.

Board of Directors

Eileen Morrison

Nandi Munson

Christa Brown