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Celine Mutuyemariya

Electoral Justice Organizing Director
Black Leadership Action Coalition of Kentucky (BLACK)
Celine Mutuyemariya is the Electoral Justice Organizing Director for Black Leadership Action Coalition of Kentucky (BLACK). BLACK is an inclusive network of Black organizers and activists across the commonwealth of Kentucky working together to build Black political power and a Black policy agenda grounded in a shared vision and shared values. Celine moved to Louisville as a refugee from the 1994 Rwandan genocide and has called Louisville home since she was 7. Celine has a background in community counseling but transitioned to policy work in her last role at the Louisville Urban League as a Community Policy Strategist. Celine believes in using a collaborative and systems-level approach to changing social, economic, and health outcomes for Black people and other marginalized communities. Celine also believes in the power of the people and the power of collective, bottom-up approaches to enacting change in communities which is why electoral organizing is such a passion for Celine.