Shawn Fischer is a Southern Appalachian-based community organizer and activist
They are deeply informed from their experiences living in rural and small communities across the US South, and have over 15 years working in government and 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(4) sectors. Much of their practices are informed from working with grassroots organizations focused on providing abolitionist-based safety and security, mutual aid, and disaster relief. As a military veteran, Shawn uses their experiences from within the Military-Industrial-Complex to aid and assist organizations and communities struggling at the intersections of social, racial, gender, and economic justice. Shawn has a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Villanova University, and is an avid student continuously looking to develop and share skills aimed at collective survival and liberation.