Allen Kwabena Frimpong

Senior Fellow & Co-Founder of Liberation Ventures

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Allen Kwabena Frimpong is a Senior Fellow and Co-Founder of Liberation Ventures, a new resource, mobilizing, and field-building effort fueling the US Black-led movement for racial repair. Allen is a cooperative entrepreneur, resource mobilizer, and cultural strategist who organizes as a conduit through social movements for a solidarity economy for all. He has supported the capacity-building of philanthropic, governmental, and local community efforts over the last 15 years globally. Allen brings a unique multidisciplinary practice in community organizing, harm reduction, cultural strategy, transformative leadership coaching, and participatory planning. His primary aim through his skill sets and talents is to support resource mobilization initiatives that strengthen social movement ecosystems to be relational, center community healing, and redistribute wealth and resources through learning and innovation. Allen Kwabena Frimpong received his Master’s Degree in Urban Planning and Affairs at CUNY Hunter College. He also is a co-founder of ZEAL, a creative studio cooperative for Black artists throughout the diaspora where he practices as a conceptual and performance artist named, "ananse and the tricksters".