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Kellee Coleman

MANA 2019 Speaker

Biography

Kellee Coleman, BA was born and raised in Austin, TX. She has been active in community social justice work since she was 12 years old. From 1992-1997 she worked on the Austin call-in cable access show, “What’s On Your Mind?” that focused on social justice issues from a youth perspective. Kellee later spent 3 years working with ATU local union 1091. She co-created and produced a weekly radio show, Mamis of Color, on KOOP FM radio from 2003-2007. Kellee returned to college as a mother and graduated with a BA in Sociology. She is the coordinator of Vibrant Woman/Mama Sana prenatal clinic, a project of Mamas of Color Rising, the organization she co-founded in 2008. The project works to provide holistic and culturally centered prenatal care, birth companions, midwifery, prenatal fitness and nutrition services to lower income Back and Latina women in the Austin area. She is the mother of 3, a member of the national leadership collective of Incite! Women and Transpeople of Color Against Violence, and a consultant/trainer on social justice issues.

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