Staff Collective

The Monument Quilt is guided by the staff collective at FORCE. Staff collective members include:

  • Hannah Brancato (she/her) is an artist and educator based in Baltimore. She is co-founder of FORCE. Hannah was a 2015 OSI-Baltimore Community Fellow to launch FORCE’s Baltimore based survivor collective, Gather Together. She began working with survivors of domestic and sexual violence in 2008, when she established Advocate Through Art at the House Of Ruth Maryland, an awareness campaign by and for domestic violence survivors.Brancato is currently faculty at the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA). She is dedicated to mobilizing visual culture uproot and resist white supremacy, structural racism and rape culture. In all of her work, she challenges viewers and participants to make connections between personal experience and social injustices and realities. Hannah received her MFA in Community Art from MICA in 2011.
  • E Cadoux (they, them) is a facilitator, performance artist, chef, and member of Call Your Mom. They are passionate about artwork and education that center bodily autonomy and liberation. They have extensive experience facilitating performance and facilitation based workshops on anti-blackness, white supremacy, pedagogy, organizational structure, and coalition work. In their work with Wide Angle Youth Media, they taught middle school and high school groups video and audio production, and facilitated conversations about racial identity and unlearning racial bias. As Youth Coordinator and Artist in Residence at FORCE: Upsetting Rape Culture they organize and co-facilitate Youth Voices for Consent, a youth-led devised theater group that envisions a world without rape culture. They received their BA from the University of Michigan in Women’s Studies and Comparative Literature, with a focus on trauma studies and performance, and their certificate in social justice facilitation through the Program on Intergroup Relations Education.They are gender non-binary and use they, them pronouns.
  • Charnell Covert
  • Mora Fernandez
  • Shanti Flagg