Welcome to Charnell Covert!

Charnell Covert is a professor, entrepreneur, artivist, community organizer, minister, and healer. She is currently a faculty member in the Women and Gender Studies Department at Towson State University where she uses liberation/creative pedagogy that challenges students to become servant leaders.

Charnell has dedicated her life to the healing and liberation of Black people and people of color, particularly Black women, girls, and non-binary folk. She started activism, community organizing, and large-scale performance work when she was 14-years-old. Her artistic & social justice work has been profiled in The Baltimore Sun, Time Out New York, The Boston Herald, BBC World News and most recently, the Library of Congress – the world’s largest collection of global leaders.

Charnell is elated to join the staff of Associated Black Charities as a Program Manager and Strategist where she will be developing anti-racist curriculum for organizations and partners, acting as facilitator and community organizer for external partnerships, and adding programming intelligence to existing initiatives within the agency. All Charnell’s efforts will be towards advancing ABC’s mission to end systematic racism and create thriving economic opportunities for Black folk.



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