Breanna Ellison

Breanna joined TakeAction in April of 2020 as the Duluth organizer. Breanna is a mixed race, Black woman who was born and raised in the Twin Cities before moving to Duluth to pursue her education. She recently graduated from the University of Minnesota Duluth with degrees in History and Teaching Social Studies: Secondary Education.

Breanna is a licensed educator in the state of Minnesota and uses her experience in teaching to inform the ways in which she connects with others in her organizing. Breanna is guided, motivated and fueled by a love for her community, as well as a strong belief and drive in the continued fight for Black liberation. As the Duluth organizer, Breanna works on building the power of BIPOC folx in the places where decisions are being made through empowerment and social investment in disenfranchised minority voices.