Nedra Deadwyler

Anti-Racist Toolkit for Farmers Markets Lead Researcher & Content Builder

Nedra Deadwyler is a public historian from Atlanta. Her approach centers Black, Indigenous, POC voices in how we talk about place and history. She has nearly a decade of experience in social entrepreneurship, youth development and has multiple years of providing therapy in a community mental health center. Nedra is passionate about bringing attention to valuable stories, rooted in place to foster a society that is rooted in connectedness, understanding, and justice.  She is the Founder and Principal of Civil Bikes, a preservation and heritage tour company, based in Atlanta, Georgia. She received a Master of Social Work from New York University, a Bachelor of Social Work from University of Georgia, and is in pursuit of a Master of Heritage Preservation at Georgia State University, (December 2020). Nedra is also a graduate of the Civic Innovation Fellowship at the Center for Civic Innovation (CCI). Currently Nedra is the Community Engagement Director at CCI supporting statewide efforts to increase bicycling and building the public’s knowledge of safe bicycling practices in Georgia.