Today on the Tuesday 8:00 Buzz with Dr. Damita Brown…
Alexis Tardy is a lead activist for EmpowerED Families and founder and Chair of Call x Response. She joins us from Indianapolis to talk about what she’s up to from healthcare to education and building community partnerships.
More about EmpowerED Families: https://empoweredfamiliesindy.org/
More about Call x Response: https://www.facebook.com/CallxResponse/
Alexis Tardy is a Minister who chairs the clergy activism group Call and Response. She also works as the Lead Organizer at EmpowerED Families. Before returning to Indianapolis in 2020, Alexis led as the Program Director at Faith and For the Sake of All, where she organized trainings and workshops to end racial disparities in Saint Louis. As a consultant for Urban Strategies, she mentored youth and worked with families and community leaders in Ferguson, Missouri. Alexis earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Public Affairs at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis and a Master of Divinity Degree from Eden Theological Seminary in Saint Louis, Missouri. She is currently pursuing a Doctor of Ministry in Womanist Preaching at Memphis Theological Seminary. Alexis is deeply committed to justice and Black and Latinx families while working toward equitable communities. She resides in Indianapolis, Indiana with her dog KoKo.