Fellows, Take A Breath 2023
Take A Breath Fellow, 2023
Coco Guthrie-Papy is a community organizer, restorative justice practitioner, public policy nerd, and born-and-bred Savannahian. She works as Deep’s Director of Public Policy and Communications, where she develops Deep’s public policy and advocacy positions, as well as working as the organization’s lobbyist.
She received her training as a restorative justice practitioner at the International Institute for Restorative Practices, is a Highlander Education Center Greensboro Justice Fellow, a PEN Prison Writing Fellow, and a People for the American Way’s Front Line Leader Fellow, and has served on southeastern regional boards such as Planned Parenthood Southeast and Georgia 9 to 5. She currently serves as a SWOP behind Bars prison mentor and as a legal observer for the ACLU of Georgia.
Last but not least, she is a proud clinic escort and abortion doula serving the state of Georgia and believes we can never stop helping one another.