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Phillip Agnew

In 2018, he transitioned from his role as co-director of the Dream Defenders and now travels the country training and organizing where “the movement” hasn’t touched.

He is the co-founder of Miami’s Smoke Signals Studio – a community based radical artistic space – with his partner, poet Aja Monet.  Smoke Signals Studio is a space where those invested in using art, sound and music as a meeting place for transformation and liberation can come to create together.

He is a nationally recognized educator, strategist, trainer, speaker and cultural critic.  He has spoken at colleges and conferences around the country and was a featured speaker at TedxWomen and SXSW in 2019.

Agnew is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and a Board Member for Planned Parenthood Action Fund and a National Surrogate for Bernie Sander 2020 campaign for President.