Senior Project Specialist

Cheyenna Weber

Cheyenna Layne Weber (she/her) is a queer and disabled organizer and writer who envisions, creates, and coordinates strategies to elevate the needs of human and non-human communities over the priorities of capital. She is a co-founder of Cooperative Economics Alliance of New York City, a membership organization of over 120 solidarity economy groups in the five boroughs; SolidarityNYC, where she led the creation of the first online interactive map of New York City’s solidarity economy; New Economy Coalition; and the Manna-hatta Fund. She grew up in rural and urban West Virginia (Osage and Adena territory) –where economic, ecological, physical, and emotional violence shaped her political and spiritual commitment to utilize love in response to oppression. For over 20 years she has worked with social justice, environmental, and community organizations in capacities ranging from volunteer to executive director. She currently lives in Brooklyn (Lenni Lenape territory) and provides program, fundraising, and communications consulting for social and racial justice organizations.