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Theeda Murphy


My Story

Theeda Murphy is an activist, counselor, and dreamer. She was born in Chicago in the Sixties and her earliest memories are of rallies, marches, and community advocacy. She is a proud product of Oakwood University and Fisk University, both Historically Black Universities. Her experiences working as a crisis counselor in community mental health has given her a deep understanding of the mental health delivery system and the unsung heroes who are dedicated to helping the most vulnerable in our society. She is currently working as a Co-Director for No Exceptions Prison Collective where she uses all of her knowledge and skills toward abolishing the carceral state and healing the harm it has caused.

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