Shannon Cofrin Gaggero
Shannon Cofrin Gaggero is the Director of Grant Services as well as a trustee at the Homestead Foundation, a small, family foundation based in Atlanta, Georgia. She is passionate about moving money to Southern, social and racial justice movements led by impacted communities and holds an endless belief in the power of grassroots organizing. As a mother, Shannon stays curious about the intersections between parenting and social/racial justice advocacy. Every day, she strives to nurture social consciousness within her children and to help them challenge normative narratives. Shannon has written extensively about her own anti-racist efforts, growing edges and mistakes as a parent and a person. Shannon takes deep pride in following her little ones’ leads in actions and the near constant lessons they impart on her about what world is truly possible. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia, where she was born and raised, with her family.