Avery “SATA” Kirk Facilitating Artist | Consultant
Avery “SATA” Kirk relocated to Denver, Colorado from Rochester, NY in winter 2013. It was in Colorado that she deepened her career and passion as a poet, lyricist, and educator. Her list of accomplishments include: keynote 2014 National Phi Rho Pi annual conference, opening act for hip-group Dead Prez 2014 Sankofa lecture series, 53rd annual NAACP Rocky Mountain Conference guest performer, and a host of other achievements while working in the capacity of Lead Facilitating Artist and Consultant with Creative Strategies for Change. SATA currently attends Metropolitan State University of Denver studying Africana Studies and Sociology where she holds dual membership in the Golden Key International Honours Society and the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. SATA is named after political activist Assata Shakur who in her most befitting poem, i believe, said “And i believe that a lost ship, steered by tired, seasick sailors, can still be guided home to port.” SATA’s work in the community encourages people to begin the process healing themselves so that internally home may always be a place of refuge.