Icarus Staff

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The Collective
 
Programs Coordinator

Agustina Vidal is a versatile thinker and organizer who thrives at the intersection of theory and action. Originally from Argentina, she was five years old when democracy returned to her country and grew up active in the human rights movement which flourished there following the demise of dictatorship. Agustina has been part of The Icarus Project since 2006, and is currently a member of the national collective focused on the development of new tools and resources for both the U.S. and Latin American Icarus communities. In her free time Agustina is a breastfeeding counselor and active in the Human Milk 4 Babies Global Network. She currently lives in South Carolina with her husband and two children. You can reach her at agustina (at) theicarusproject (dot) net.

 Organizational Support Coordinator

cheyenna.jpgCheyenna Layne Weber is an economic justice organizer and writer who promotes solidarity economics in nonprofits and businesses alike.At The Icarus Project she supports the national collective's operations and strategic development, helping to interweave projects and keep the proverbial trains running on time.  When not busy with Icarus, you can find her organizing for economic and political power with SolidarityNYC www.solidaritynyc.org, GEO (Grassroots Economic Organizing) geo.coop, and Cooperative Economics Alliance of New York City. She prefers to divide her remaining energies between meditation at the ocean, completing a memoir about growing up mentally ill in Appalachia, and experimenting with seasonal produce in a small Brooklyn kitchen.

Development Coordinator & Ally Liaison 

Maryse Mitchell-Brody is a radical social worker striving for healing justice and community wellness. She uses her organizational development and grassroots fundraising skills to ensure that Icarus is sustained, well-resourced and well-advised. A lifelong New Yorker, Maryse has spent the past 15+ years doing healing and harm reduction work with groups like the Rock Dove Collective and the Sex Workers Outreach Project - NYC, as well as an early local NYC Icarus group back in 2005-2006. Maryse now divides her time between New York City, where she has a small facilitation and psychotherapy practice, and her home just outside of Washington D.C., where she lives with her partner Jeff, their dog Smoky, and too many houseplants. You can reach her at maryse@theicarusproject.net.