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Queer Feminist Activist & Organizer

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 Charlene Carruthers Biography

Charlene A. Carruthers is a Black, queer feminist community organizer and writer with over 10 years of experience in racial justice, feminist and youth leadership development movement work. She currently serves as the national director of the Black Youth Project 100 (BYP100), an activist member-led organization of Black 18-35 year olds dedicated to creating justice and freedom for all Black people. First politicized as an 18 year old while studying abroad in South Africa, her passion for developing young leaders to build capacity within marginalized communities has led her to work on immigrant rights, economic justice and civil rights campaigns nationwide.

With a focus on intersectional liberation, Charlene’s organizing capacities span across a broad range of topics and she currently serves as a board member of SisterSong, a reproductive justice organization that promotes solidarity among women of color. She is an Arcus Leadership Fellow and Front Line Leadership Academy graduate who has led grassroots and digital strategy campaigns for national organizations including the Center for Community Change, the Women’s Media Center, ColorOfChange.org and National People’s Action, as well as being a member of a historic delegation of young activists in Palestine in 2015 to build solidarity between Black and Palestinian liberation movements.

Awarded the “Movement Builder Award” by the United States Students Association, Charlene is deeply committed to working with young organizers seeking to create a more loving and just world. She has facilitated and developed political trainings for organizations including the NAACP, the Center for Progressive Leadership, Young People For and Wellstone Action. Charlene is the winner of the “New Organizing Institute 2015 Organizer of the Year Award” and has served as a featured speaker at various institutions including Wellesley College, Northwestern University and her alma mater Illinois Wesleyan University, where she earned a B.A. in History & International Studies. Charlene also received a Master of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis. Charlene was born and raised on the South Side of Chicago where she currently resides and continues to lead and partake in social justice movements.

Her work has been featured on many national outlets including Ebony Magazine, Feministing.com, USA Today and the Washington Post.

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Unapologetic: A Black, Queer, and Feminist Mandate for Radical Movements

Unapologetic: A Black, Queer, and Feminist Mandate for Radical Movements

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  • Building on the Dream: Continuing a Black Radical Tradition in the Movement for Black Lives

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Charlene Carruthers

Queer Feminist Activist & Organizer

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Charlene Carruthers Biography

Charlene A. Carruthers is a Black, queer feminist community organizer and writer with over 10 years of experience in racial justice, feminist and youth leadership development movement work. She currently serves as the national director of the Black Youth Project 100 (BYP100), an activist member-led organization of Black 18-35 year olds dedicated to creating justice and freedom for all Black people. First politicized as an 18 year old while studying abroad in South Africa, her passion for developing young leaders to build capacity within marginalized communities has led her to work on immigrant rights, economic justice and civil rights campaigns nationwide.

With a focus on intersectional liberation, Charlene’s organizing capacities span across a broad range of topics and she currently serves as a board member of SisterSong, a reproductive justice organization that promotes solidarity among women of color. She is an Arcus Leadership Fellow and Front Line Leadership Academy graduate who has led grassroots and digital strategy campaigns for national organizations including the Center for Community Change, the Women’s Media Center, ColorOfChange.org and National People’s Action, as well as being a member of a historic delegation of young activists in Palestine in 2015 to build solidarity between Black and Palestinian liberation movements.

Awarded the “Movement Builder Award” by the United States Students Association, Charlene is deeply committed to working with young organizers seeking to create a more loving and just world. She has facilitated and developed political trainings for organizations including the NAACP, the Center for Progressive Leadership, Young People For and Wellstone Action. Charlene is the winner of the “New Organizing Institute 2015 Organizer of the Year Award” and has served as a featured speaker at various institutions including Wellesley College, Northwestern University and her alma mater Illinois Wesleyan University, where she earned a B.A. in History & International Studies. Charlene also received a Master of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis. Charlene was born and raised on the South Side of Chicago where she currently resides and continues to lead and partake in social justice movements.

Her work has been featured on many national outlets including Ebony Magazine, Feministing.com, USA Today and the Washington Post.

Charlene Carruthers Videos

  • "Unapologetic": Charlene Carruthers
    Charlene Carruthers, national director of the Black Youth Project 100, joins us for a wide-ranging discussion upon the publication of her timely new...
  • Charlene Carruthers, BYP100
    Charlene Carruthers, BYP100 National Director, discusses her upcoming debut book.
  • Black America - The Black Youth Movement with Charlene Carruthers

Charlene Carruthers Books

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Charlene Carruthers Speaking Topics

  • Building on the Dream: Continuing a Black Radical Tradition in the Movement for Black Lives

FAQs on booking Charlene Carruthers

  • How to book Charlene Carruthers?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Charlene Carruthers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Charlene Carruthers, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Charlene Carruthers or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Charlene Carruthers?

    Booking fees for Charlene Carruthers, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Charlene Carruthers, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Charlene Carruthers?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Charlene Carruthers for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Charlene Carruthers for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Charlene Carruthers or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Charlene Carruthers or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Charlene Carruthers is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Charlene Carruthers for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Charlene Carruthers generally travels from Chicago, IL, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Yoruba Richen, Geena Rocero, Ilyasah Shabazz, Maya L. Harris and Staceyann Chin. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Charlene Carruthers for an upcoming event.

Charlene Carruthers Speaker Videos

  • "Unapologetic": Charlene Carruthers
    Charlene Carruthers, national director of the Black Youth Project 100, joins us for a wide-ranging discussion upon the publication of her timely new book, Unapologetic: A Black, Queer, and Feminist...
    Charlene Carruthers, BYP100
    Charlene Carruthers, BYP100 National Director, discusses her upcoming debut book.
  • Black America - The Black Youth Movement with Charlene Carruthers

Charlene Carruthers Speaking Topics

  • Building on the Dream: Continuing a Black Radical Tradition in the Movement for Black Lives

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