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Octavia Butler Quote All that you touch you change. All that you change changes you. The only lasting truth is change

A Reflection on Transition and Transformation

For many years, I was heavily focused on my career and my commitment to BIPOC power building. I climbed the nonprofit ladder quickly and was a part of the creation of strong programs, initiatives, and organizations that, to this day, still bring me joy and a lot of...
Chi Ante-Jones's Grandma Alyce smiling cheerfully directly at camera with a family friend sitting next to her left.

In Search of Alyce’s Garden: For Black Liberation, Pleasure and Joy

Black History Month always allows me to reflect on my ancestors and their impact on Black Futures. Since childhood, my Grandmother Alyce pushed me to practice consistently honoring and celebrating those around me. For Black History Month, we would reflect on which...
Chi Ante-Jones headshot. The image has a monochrome filter with a green background.

A Year through the Renaissance Lens

Reflections on a Year at Kolibri:   I have been the Co-Director of the Kolibri Foundation for a little over a year now.  Moments like these feel like important spaces of reflection and celebration. As I write these reflections, I am deeply inspired by Beyonce’s...