Expanding Our Roots: Dr. Leslie T. Grover
Updated: Oct 9, 2020
Expanding Our Roots: Global Conversations With 821 is an online interview series hosted by The 821 Project. The purpose of the series is to showcases the cultural diversity, global connections and social consciousness of the people of southeast Louisiana as well as those who work to expand southeast Louisiana’s roots to the world through works that promote social justice and global citizenship. The series presents community organizers, community leaders and residents living in southeast Louisiana who come from different parts of the world or who work to promote global citizenship, multiculturalism and social justice in our regional community. This interview is with Dr. Leslie T. Grover. Leslie T. Grover, PhD is President-Founder of Assisi House, Inc. She is certified in Community Storytelling, Story Exchange Facilitation, and Narrative Medicine. She is a community-based participatory research expert, and she works with graduate students to conduct research, organize community-based research designs, and create programs. She is a writer for PushBlack, the largest source of information for Black voices across the nation. An avid scholar-activist, her work is widely published on issues associated with health disparities, community polarization, and vulnerable populations.
To learn more about Assisi House and how you can support this organization, visit https://www.assisihouseinc.org/