"I am here to open minds and to open hearts; to fill minds and to fill hearts; to change minds and to change hearts. 

That’s why I do what I do."

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About Morénike's

Advocacy​​​​​

“Advocacy is in my blood, coursing through my veins…it is for me a way of life.”

Image is a picture of six diverse panelists  at the White House Forum on Civil Rights of Parents with Disabilities in 2016.
Image is a picture of the book "The Real Experts: Readings for Parents of Autistic Children."
Image is a picture of the front cover of the anthology "All the Weight of Our Dreams: On Living Racialized Autism."
Image is a picture of the book "Knowing Why: Adult-Diagnosed People on Life and Autism."
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Writing

“Writing is my native language…when my fingers are on a keyboard, or screen, or writing utensil, the real me emerges so readily. I’m free.” 

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Speaking

“I’m in my zone when I’m talking about and doing things that I am passionate about.”

Image is a picture of a Black woman giving a keynote speech at a podium. She holds a stimming toy (a cush ball) in one hand.
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Image is an anti-stigma symbol.
Logo for Advocacy Without Borders contains an illustration of two hands that are forming a heart shape between them.
Image is a meme that states, "We are Autistic people of color. We matter. These are our stories."
Respectfully Connected logo is an illustration of a parent and child embracing
Image is a red HIV/AIDS awareness ribbon.
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Projects

“The time to DO something is now, not later. Not only so that I can try to make things better for the future, but also so that I can lead by example.”

When spider webs unite, they can tie up a lion.

-African Proverb