Nikki Demetria Thanos is a mother, Popular Educator and attorney who believes in building strong, base-level movements to fight for racial and economic justice. Her partner and nephew are members of the Original Big Seven Social Aid and Pleasure Club. From 2001-2005, she worked to strengthen cross-border organizing on drug and trade policies between the U.S. and Latin American social movements. Nikki is the author of “A Handbook for Social Justice Activists Thinking About Law School” and co-author of Trouble in Paradise: Globalization and Environmental Crises in Latin America. She created the puppet-theater production, The Drug War Roadshow, in 2006. She currently works at the intersection of law and organizing from her home in New Orleans.
New Orleans, LA