An artist, activist and mother, Shefon Taylor is a native and resident of Wilmington, Delaware. Shefon has served with the Wilmington HOPE Commission for the “HOPE Project: A Community Parternship,” a program committed to breaking the cycle of incarceration by providing prevention services to children with parents in prison and later with Just BE, a program dedicated to addressing the way girls and women of color are portrayed in the media.
In her work as a Communications professional, she has served as the Social Media/Strategist for Sean Barney for State Treasurer in 2014, the Marketing and Communications Manager for Innovative Schools and also presently as the Director of Communications for the Complexities of Color Agenda. Shefon is currently the head of The Mox Firm, a Communications and Creative Consulting Firm.
Shefon is the editor and lead author of the blog, Shefon Nachelle.com and the founder and creator of The Truth Tellers Project, a platform for untold, undertold and mistold stories expressed through multimedia and art. Through short films, photography series and other art forms, the project seeks to use storytelling as a way to connect people, preserve history and create and build community.
Shefon is a member of a number of community initiatives and was the recipient of the 2013 Genevieve Gore Young Women’s Leadership Award for her leadership and strong commitment to social justice.