Director of Research & Advocacy @NBWJInstitute
Janaé Bonsu is a Black queer feminist organizer and researcher. She is from Columbia, SC by way of Brooklyn, but lives and builds in Chicago. Janaé is honored to serve as the National Co-Director of BYP100 where she is committed to growing and sustaining a leader-full political home for young Black people. She is also a PhD candidate at the University of Illinois at Chicago whose research focuses on policing and Black women’s multidimensional experiences of violence. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram @janaebonsu or contact her at janae@byp100. org.