We are three colleagues who came together to address the major cultural shifts happening today. As a team, our lived experiences and professional backgrounds ignite us to do this work. Collectively - we’re a group of facilitators, lecturers, artists, illustrators, and actors and our work has always kept social justice at the center. We bring it in everything that we do because for us, the personal is political.
We provide active, embodied, and dialogue-based presentations and workshops customized to your campus or organization. Topics are addressed on a systematic and individual level that will challenge the way an audience contributes and affects change within their own learning and workspaces and subcultures. Our work will create a strong foundation for your communities to thrive.
Natalie is a first generation Vietnamese American with a background in community organizing. She’s organized for Planned Parenthood - LA on their voter campaign, with the ACLU of San Diego California on their immigrant advocacy initiative, and now handles community and policy advocacy at Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Los Angeles. Natalie is a co-founder of SHIFT, a diversity, inclusion, and sexual harassment prevention consulting group delivering workshops to challenge the way folks understand equity. She also illustrates and has worked with clients like 18MillionRising, The United State of Women, Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Asian Law Caucus, MPower Change, and more to create and build more tools that capture Asian American experiences and narratives.
Kausar’s strategic intention is to create more visibility for communities of color and historically marginalized folks. She does so by fostering community in her daily life; producing TV, film, and live comedy projects; and facilitating discussions around race and gender through her company Shift. She is accredited by NBC, Huffington Post, and Al-Jazeera for her comedy and activism work. Her on-screen credits include ABC, FOX, HBO, Netflix, Paramount Pictures, and Universal films. She can be found performing at the Upright Citizen Brigade Theatre or in the dark alleys of a used bookstore.
Veline Mojarro is an artist, educator, and reproductive justice advocate from Los Angeles, California. Her work operates at the intersection of art, social justice, and equity. Veline is a co-founder of SHIFT: Sexual Harassment Prevention, Diversity & Inclusion Consulting and Director of Equity, Safety, and Inclusion for every one, a Goldenvoice initiative to prevent and stop any form of harassment at Coachella and Stagecoach music festivals. She is also a Lecturer in the Department of World Arts and Cultures/Dance at UCLA and had previously served as Director of Community Programs at the UCLA Art and Global Health Center.
SHIFTING THE CULTURE OF COMPLACENCY