LaTierra recently completed an AmeriCorps service term in Washington D.C. In the spring of 2013, she received the Newman Fellows Civic Award recognizing her for organizing on-campus and community service off-campus, working with non-profits such as the LGBT Center of Southeast Wisconsin as a board member (Racine), facilitating support groups at Women & Children’s Horizons (Kenosha’s Domestic Violence shelter) and advising at The Women’s Resource Center: SafeStart Youth Council (Racine).
Aside from volunteering, she also worked as a Community Outreach Specialist at Kenosha County Aging & Disability Resource Center, developing programs around diabetes awareness, prevention and maintenance for African-American elders in Kenosha, and working as the Programs Coordinator for the local Ethnic Elders group.
LaTierra is developing a media literacy consulting organization – rEVOLushunaryAx – to facilitate workshops, presentations and dialogue around Media Literacy awareness. You can follow her on Twitter: @rEVOLushunaryAx
LaTierra is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications, a minor in Women, Gender and Sexuality studies and certificates in Media Literacy and Community-Based Learning.
She welcomes connections and networking opportunities from those wishing to change this world we live in.
President, Wisconsin Chapter
Media Literacy Now
Phone: 202 909-9975
Wisconsin Chapter of Media Literacy Now launches
We are now in Wisconsin, putting media literacy on the agenda. Introducing our legislative and policy lead, LaTierra Piphus.
We will be gathering advocates and activists in the state. Please contact us, sign up for the mailing list, or get in touch with LaTierra directly, to learn more about our work in Wisconsin, get connected, and get active.