Mechiya Jamison (she/her) is the Communications Coordinator for ELP. She is a multidisciplinary thinker, planner, facilitator, storyteller, writer, placemaker, curator, poet, recording and visual artist, and activist. She is also a Ray Fellow and a Mobile Artist for city-wide initiative We Will Chicago. Mechiya attended the University of Illinois at Chicago where she studied Urban Studies and Public Policy. Dedicated to liberation and environmental justice, She uses art as a tool to build solidarity, cultural understanding, and a means of collective power and consciousness.