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August 23, 2018 | Category: Blog | Author:

Coastal Youth Media Project Hires Director

Franchon Francees Named Inaugural Director of Coastal Youth Media Project.

Working Narratives is thrilled to announce we’ve launched the Coastal Youth Media Project from our home base in Wilmington, NC and hired the project’s first director.

Franchon Francees is a youth advocate, educator and licensed professional counselor who is also a member of the Lakota Sioux. Franchon has organized education and programming for youth in both rural and urban communities throughout the South working at the intersection of storytelling, leadership and life skill development and healing trauma. Deep listening and the creation of intergenerational relationships to build racial and social justice is at the core of her practice.  She holds a masters in clinical mental health from Ohio University and is currently in practice in Wilmington, North Carolina.