Grantmaking and Program Manager
In her role as the Southwest Program and Grantmaking Manager, Deanna (she/her) strives to build collective power by facilitating investments to Black, Indigenous, and Communities of Color marginalized by colonization and racism. In partnership with community and anchored in racial equity, Deanna seeks to disrupt cycles of disinvestment and promote liberation and self-determination in the outdoor space and environmental movements. Prior to joining Justice Outside, she worked primarily in the areas of immigration and housing with a focus centering on Black and Indigenous communities. When she’s not working, you can find Deanna deep in a novel or in her garden under the New Mexico sun praying for rain.