Rev. T. Sheri Dickerson

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Board Member

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A native of Oklahoma deeply rooted in her community, Sheri Dickerson is an activist, an organizer, a clergy member, and a truth teller profoundly committed to freeing humanity from oppression and elevating society to its most optimum level. LOVE and Empowerment are Sheri's foundational cores, and daily mission. Sheri identifies as a queer Black non-binary human who totally appreciates and celebrates her vagina.

Sheri is the mother of two amazing children, a mentor to dynamic young movement leaders, and an extension of her village of powerful women mentors and activist Icons. She sat under the direct tutelage of the late Dr. Maya Angelou and the Legendary Clara Luper who helped develop her spirit of altruism, community service, grassroots organizing, advocacy and creative multitasking.  Sheri experience inside the foster care system compels her to give back to young people in foster care systems as a volunteer for CASA, and the One Child at a Time Fostering and Adoption program. Sheri serves as a political consultant and strategist to progressive candidates running for office in Oklahoma with her company Epiphany Consulting. She also is a facilitator and trainer with Partners In Progress LLC, specializing in Diversity and Inclusion trainings. 

For twenty five years, Sheri has been on the frontlines of the battle for intersectional people’s rights, uniting marginalized communities across the spectrum to struggle and thrive together in one of the most challenging regions of the country:

  • founder and Executive Director of Black Lives Matter Oklahoma

  • President of the  Black Lives Matter Oklahoma City chapter

  • founding member of Women’s March Oklahoma and current Oklahoma state chapter Leader. 

  • board member of Oklahoma Call for Reproductive Justice (OCRJ)

  • founding member and Advisory Executive Board member of the Oklahoma City chapter of NOW (National Organization of Women)  

  • past member of the boards of several civic and community advocacy organizations, including the Oklahoma City MLK Coalition, PRIDE, the Diversity Center of Oklahoma, and the National Association of Black Social Workers. 

  • a certified holistic Doula and midwife, and part of the collective WOC Birth Workers

  • board member of the Individual Artists of Oklahoma (IAO) an active member of the poetry committee,and Dramatic Flair's actors’ troupe

  • a published poet,  having traveled abroad to perform several of her original works.

  • Executive Officer of Oklahoma Democratic Party Affirmative Action committee 

  • mentor to young people via Girl Scouts of America, Bridging the Gaps, and Big Sister Inc, Nappy Roots Books Sankofa group   

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