Megan Ave’Lallemant is a writer, designer, and emergent circle-keeper. She hails from small-town Ohio but has called Savannah home since 2005. After spending over five years in Deep’s youth-facing programs, her role evolved to support adults in our village in healing and creating systems change inside the youth-serving institutions like public schools and the juvenile justice system. This often looks like sharing culturally sustaining curriculum and implementing trauma-responsive, restorative practices to keep adults mindful and grounded as they work alongside young people. Megan is also Deep’s resident facilitator for transformative community conferencing, which seeks to address the root causes of social issues and create radical change through intergenerational, cross-class, cross-race, etc. storytelling and sharing. She’s excited about social-emotional practices to transform systems and policies, leading adults to play, and helping people connect to their joy and power through art and writing.
Megan has attended the Red Clay Writing Project’s Summer Institute, a site of the National Writing Project at the University of Georgia, Athens, and is a National Writing Project Teacher-Consultant.