Samantha Pree-Stinson is the Organizational Alignment Lead for the Association for Black Economic Power whose mission is to is to open a Black-led financial cooperative, Village Financial Cooperative, that serves as a tool to disrupt systems such as capitalism that have profited off of Black pain.
She is a mother of 3 sons and is a US Army Veteran. She has a degree in Organizational Psychology from Franklin University, a Program Management Certification from UC Berkeley extension. Her background is in policy and government. During her time in government, she ran her own campaign in local politics, served as the Senior Policy Advisor for Councilmember Phillipe Cunningham in the 4th Ward of Minneapolis. She is the Co-Chair of the MN Green Party and serves on the City of Minneapolis Racial Equity Committee. She led work at the Global Women’s Network and African Descent Network Twin Cities and was an educator and Associate Director of Education at Corinthian Colleges.
Her passion is helping others realize their full potential, grassroots small D democracy building, and creating local sustainable solutions to meet the needs of the community.