Nazir Khan is one of our many wonderful new Core members joining us after our #amalgamation with Aynah. Nazir originally hails from New York but has now been a resident of Minneapolis for almost a year. He is a Labor Organizer primarily working with folx in higher education. Nazir is happily joining our Governance Working Group to aide in the direction and trajectory of our great organization. A passionate, relentless, and sometimes obsessive person, Nazir is committed to creating an anti-capitalist system serving the interests of people of color primarily be developing the cooperative movement. A wonderful lover of watermelon and a grounded individual ready to make the earth move, we’re more than excited to have Nazir join our ranks of active and involved Core members.
Meet more of the Team
Nat Locke has been on the Core since 2015, Nat is currently the Academic Director and Course Instructor for Change-Making and Leadership at The Field Academy in Vermont. A Minneapolis transplant by way of Oregon, Nat is a graduate of Macalester College in St. Paul, MN and is heading back towards education in the fall as a substitute teacher at a cooperative preschool and continuing their position as a ropes course instructor.More about Nat Locke
Alyzza May has been with #CYC since its humble beginnings working closely with fellow Core member Emily to lift up our organization. Alyzza joined the Core in 2015 and has led the charge on our Solidarity Working Group as its leader. Alyzza now works as a Youth Group Coordinator with Quakers as well as conducting freelance Theater of the Oppressed workshops.More about Alyzza May
Carl Peaslee is one of our many wonderful new Core members joining us after our #amalgamation with Aynah. Calling the Lowry Hill area home in the beautiful city of Minneapolis, Carl is Minnesota born and raised hoping around from the neighboring Minneapolis cities of Hopkins and Minnetonka. Carl is a Project Manager and Developer at Digital Age in Minneapolis making websites for various companies and organizations.More about Carl Peaslee
Zen Trenholm is our very own Finance and Development movement builder. Zen grew up in San Fran but now calls Berkeley home. Zen works as a Local Initiatives Organizer for The Democracy At Work Institute (DAWI) helping people build their local ecosystems for Worker Cooperatives improving scale and equity systems.More about Zen Trenholm
Maya Weisinger is also one of our many wonderful new Core members joining us after our#amalgamation with Aynah. Maya understands home to be wherever the people she loves and supports are from. Maya has been able to find a family here in Minneapolis but has grown up in New Mexico. Maya currently works with The Walker Art Center as the Access and Audiences Coordinator.More about Maya Weisinger