Staff

Jennifer Williams

Anti-Violence Program Advocate

Jennifer Williams is a local queerdo, Black and femme, organizer and advocate.

As Room to Be Safe’s advocate for Milwaukee and southeastern Wisconsin. She has a background as an anti-violence educator and advocate in Seattle, where she was committed to giving a voice to young people who had experienced sexual violence. In her role as a Room to Be Safe advocate, she provides direct services to QTBIPOC who have experienced harm. Jennifer is the granddaughter of a Black Panther and traces her ethical and political formation and commitments to the Black radical and Black feminist traditions. Currently, thinking about life after capitalism and the multitude of deeply caring relations that have always been sites of resistance for Black, Brown and Indigenous people.