The Nasiona is a movement that centers, elevates, and amplifies the personal stories of those Othered by systems of oppression and dominant cultures.
Our work centers decolonization, liberation, empowerment, healing, and transformation. Through our magazine, podcast, publishing house, mentorship program, live events, along with other initiatives and partnerships, we strive to humanize the Other.
• JULIÁN ESTEBAN TORRES LÓPEZ
• AïCHA MARTINE THIAM
• NICOLE ZELNIKER
• AMANDA LOPEZ
• ROBIN GOW
• JAY AJA
• MONICA WANG
• JOE SPARKMAN
• NATALIE GASPER
• JOANNA STANISZEWSKI
• OLGA GONZÁLEZ LATAPI
In keeping with this mission, notable cultural and historical institutions have chosen to archive some of The Nasiona’s work. These include the Library of Congress, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, and the Smithsonian Latino Center.
The Nasiona has also collaborated or worked with other mission-driven organizations, such as the Women’s National Book Association, the Adira Foundation, Corporación Otraparte, the Colorado Department of Education, Central Americans for Empowerment at California State University Chico, the Mechanics’ Institute Library, Blended Future Project, Tamarindo Podcast, HipLatina, and StoryCorps to ensure our movement is always striving forward in solidarity.
our core & Compass
We’re a diversity-friendly organization that values multicultural and multi-experience perspectives on what it means to be human.
We look to erase borders, tackle taboos, resist conventions, explore the known and unknown, and rename ourselves to claim ourselves.
We believe that the subjective can offer its own reality and reveal truths some facts can’t discover.
In an age when telling the difference between reality and delusion is frighteningly labyrinthine, we focus on creative works based on facts, truth-seeking, human concerns, real events, and real people, with a personal touch. From liminal lives to the marginalized, and everything in between, we promote narrative-led nonfiction stories and conduct interviews that explore the spectrum of human experience through an intersectional lens.
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