A community is an ecosystem, and its health depends on the participation of each inhabitant, no role too small. Oppressive systems have power, and we can’t always opt out of them entirely. As we build communities and healthy ecosystems for everyone, we take that power for ourselves. We organize and act to have power with others, not over others. The relationships we build take work and give power. While all of my work seeks to center communities, here are some selected collaborative projects that define this goal.