Allen Kwabena Frimpong

Resource Mobilizer, Cultural Strategist, and cooperative entrpreneur in Movements

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Allen Kwabena Frimpong is a cooperative entrepreneur, cultural strategist, and an artist who organizes as a conduit through social movements. He aims through his resource mobilization efforts in philanthropy to build a solidarity economy.

He is a founder of several powerful and influencial social entrepreneurship endeavors. He is managing partner of AdAstra Collective (www.adastra.management) which is a boutique consulting cooperative whose vision is to transform power through networked movement building for a just, democratic, and liberating world. AdAstra Collective also anchors the work of the Old Money, New System community of practice (www.oldmoneynewsystem.net) that supports resource mobilization initiatives that strengthen social movement ecosystems to be relational, center community healing, and redistribution of wealth through learning and innovation. He is a principal manager of ZEAL (www.zeal.press), a creative studio cooperative for Black artists throughout the diaspora. Lastly, he is the co-founder of Liberation Ventures a field-building organization that takes a networked approach to in building a culture of repair towards winning on reparations in the US.

Allen has supported the capacity-building of many organizational efforts over the last 15 years with a unique interdisciplinary practice in community organizing, cultural strategy, transformative leadership coaching, resource mobilization, and participatory planning within networked complex systems.

  • Education
    • Syracuse University
    • CUNY Hunter College
    • Amherst College
    • Cornell University
    • University of Pennsylvania