Moteelall

Moteelall

National Member Council

Born in Guyana, Taij Moteelall (she/her) spent most of her life in the Bronx and now lives in Woodbury, NY.  She believes that we can restore balance and foster peace, justice, and equity by connecting across difference to build thriving movements. Whether working with communities of color towards self-determination or people with wealth to align their values with their resources, Taij remains committed to inclusivity and transformation. She’s a former Executive Director of Resource Generation. Her leadership journey at RG sparked the vision for her current work with Standing in Our Power. Taij supports cis and transgender women of color and gender non-conforming people of color to center wellness, empowerment, and sustainability in their lives and leadership. She joined the National Membership Council to support RG members to work across lines of power and privilege to resource movements and build collective power.

Standing in Our Power: A Personal Journey

Taij Moteelall, RG’s former director, shares some reflections on her time with RG below. Reposted from the Power Up Networks Blog. As the Occupy Wall Street phenomenon grows in NYC, spreads throughout the United States and across the globe, I wonder what kind of...