Allen Kwabena Frimpong

Resource Mobilizer, Cultural Strategist, and cooperative entrpreneur in Movements

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Allen Kwabena Frimpong is a cooperative entrepreneur, resource mobilizer, cultural strategist, and an artist who organizes as a conduit through social movements for a solidarity economy in philanthropy. He is a founder and managing partner of AdAstra Collective (www.adastra.management) which is a 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 also a founder & principal manager of ZEAL (www.zeal.press), a worker-owned multimedia group for Black artists throughout the diaspora. 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