Former Executive Director

Elandria Williams

Elandria Williams was the Executive Director at PeoplesHub from 2019-2020. She also provided development support to cooperatives, mostly in the Southern United States, and was a co-editor of Beautiful Solutions, a project that is gathering some of the most promising and contagious stories, solutions, strategies and big questions for building a more just, democratic, and resilient world. Beautiful Solutions has a web platform, trainings and a book soon to be released. Prior to her time at PeoplesHub, Elandria spent eleven years working at the Highlander Research and Education Center, first as the youth/intergenerational programs director and then helping co-coordinate Economics and Governance programs such as the Mapping Our Futures Curriculum and the Southern Grassroots Economies Project. She served on the board of the Southern Reparations Loan Fund (SRLF), and on the boards of the US Solidarity Economy Network, Appalachian Studies Association and the Movement for Black Lives Policy Table, and was one of the Co-Moderators of the Unitarian Universalist Association.