Community Engagement Specialist
Maisha Atrice is a helper who has served the DC community as a teaching artist, program coordinator, and community organizer for over ten years. Maisha has worked with organizations such as the Hip Hop Caucus, Emergence Community Arts Collective, and Community of Hope. Throughout her varied experiences, Maisha has established meaningful collaborations across disciplines. More recently, she established an educational partnership between LAYC Career Academy and Rooted and Sustained LLC, to educate students about food access and to teach urban gardening. As the Community Engagement Specialist at DC Greens, Maisha is looking forward to expanding access to living foods in DC communities that have been placed-at-risk for food insecurity. Maisha holds a B.S. from Howard University and is working towards her M.A. at the University of the District of Columbia.