Niyonu Spann is a member of Chester Monthly Meeting in Pennsylvania. She has a rich history of making music and creating workshops around peace and social justice. Early in her career, Niyonu spent many years nurturing children’s lives in Quaker schools. For the past 20 years she has offered the transformative diversity workshops called Beyond Diversity 101 (BD101). Along with her musical group, Tribe 1, she has performed songs of peace, justice, and transformation. Her music is now expressed through NUYONI: Creations to awaken soul remembrance. She will release her second solo album in 2021.
Together with some of her back-up vocalists, Niyonu will lead an intergenerational plenary grounded in spirit. She will also work with Junior Gathering.