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AnaYelsi’s Official Bio

AnaYelsi Velasco-Sanchez (she/her/hers) is an IndoLatinx mujerista offering education, coaching, consulting, writing, and art––all intended to assist people in building an interlocking framework for justice. She is the founder of En Conjunto—a collective of People of Color working independently at the intersection of justice and spirituality. She is also the Co-Creator of the Digital Dine-In Project – a virtual dining and learning experience bringing people together from around the world. She is an independent practitioner but serves on the board of the Festival Center, a DC justice hub providing hospitality, education, spiritual development, and opportunities for action and as Board Chair of Many Languages One Voice, an organization building power with immigrant and refugee communities in the District of Columbia. You can follow her on twitter and IG at @brwneyedamzn and on Facebook (/browneyedamazon).

THE FOLLOWING ARE INTERVIEWS, ARTICLES, VIDEO SERIES, AND PODCASTS FEATURING ANAYELSI

2021

March 2021:

Church Leaders Roundtable Podcast Interview


2020

November 2020:

Fundamental Shift Podcast Interview: Decolonize! with AnaYelsi Velasco-Sanchez


2019

July 2019:

Our Bible App: Setting and Sustaining Boundaries – Fireside Chat with AnaYelsi (Accessible via the app)

March 2019:

Sojourners Magazine: 11 Women Shaping the Church

AnaYelsi Speaking at the 2018 Nevertheless She Preached Conference

2018

April 2018:

Replacing Church Podcast: Identity and Decolonization

March 2018:

Level Ground: Skew Magazine – Does God Care About The Oscars?

February 2018:

Kaleidoscope Podcast – Intersectionality 101 with AnaYelsi Velasco-Sanchez

January 2018:

Religion Dispatches: Christians of Color Are Rejecting “Colonial Christianity” and Reclaiming Ancestral Spiritualities


2017

May 2017:

Red Letter Christians: Detoxify Christianity Video Series – Detoxify Solidarity and Detoxify Reconciliation

January 2017:

Amity Coalition: Marches, Movements, and the Need for Intersectional Justice


2016

December 2016:

Patheos: Mercy Not Sacrifice – Decolonizing Christianity with Alicia Crosby and AnaYelsi Velasco-Sanchez

October 2016

Religion News Services – Will evangelical women turn the tide against Trump?

April 2016:

Latina Magazine – How These Latinas Reconcile Their Religion with Their Feminism


2015

October 2015:

Transform Network: Open Conversation Video Series – Decolonizing Identity & The Gospel

July 2015

Sonic Feminista Interview


2014

August 2014

NPR: Code Switch – Sexist Depictions Of Latinas Aren’t Just A Hollywood Thing

July 2014

ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology – Hashtag Feminism, #SolidarityIsForWhiteWomen, and the Other #FemFuture

January 2014

Viva La Feminista – The Color of Toxicity