BGR Founder and Director

BC is a Black queer feminist youth worker, facilitator and community organizer hailing from the South Bronx. Colston is the founder and executive director of Brown Girl Recovery, an organization dedicated to providing holistic  healing and community spaces to womxn of color in the Bronx and other uptown areas through social justice programming and events. In addition to working with BGR, Colston serves as a racial justice & political education facilitator for an array of small community-based organizations including the Audre Lorde Project, and directs their first-ever queer/trans/non-binary POC choir!  A self-described "fatBlackSUPERwomxn," Colston is eager to hold space for dope Black and Brown femmes everywhere!

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