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Our Founder

" IF U CAN'T GIVE TO 100'S, GIVE TO 1"

Nakkia founded KonsiderDis in 2017 and has played a significant role in providing creative engagement for community members via the Arts, Humanities, and Park Based Health. We served over 5,000 community members of all ages and backgrounds through partnerships with other community-based organizations. 

 

 Lifelong DC resident whose home is in Ward 8, Nakkia has extensive case management experience with various agencies and nonprofits across DC. In addition to her human service work, Nakkia also has over 7yrs media experience hosting and producing radio shows that have aired on FM, AM, and Telecast radio within the D.M.V.  After many successful years on the mic Nakkia added facilitator to her resume. With this vast experience in media, she began to facilitate Radio Production, On-Air Talent, Audacity, and more! 

Our unique strategies create a dynamic cultural experience. We've adapted to the changing needs of our community while being firmly grounded in a stable base of activity that includes classes, camps, performances, residencies, outreach, and workshops that stimulate intergenerational conversation. 

 

Lastly, KonsiderDis has been a long-time community partner with Parks & People, activating Marvin Gaye Park community engagement and cultural experience programs for years that have helped thousands of residents and families use the park for music, play, learning, and mental, physical, environmental, civic, and nutritional health. D.M.V. 

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Our Mission

To enhance the quality of life by promoting, and coordinating cultural experiences through the arts and humanities, programming, events, and individualized services. 

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The Vision

We'll continue to produce open programming, free events, and wrap-around services that foster collaborations and partnerships between groups, and community-based organizations interested in similar visions. 

About Us

KonsiderDis is an Arts and Humanities non-profit organization that serves underserved communities of all ethnicity, ages, and backgrounds. Our vision is to produce open programming, free events, and wrap-around services that foster collaborations and partnerships between community-based organizations with similar interests.

 

Founded KonsiderDis in 2017 and has played a significant role in providing creative engagement for community members via the Arts, Humanities, and Park Based Health. We served over 3,000 community members in the Washington, D.C. metro area. 

 

 

KonsiderDis offers several community-based programs, cultural experiences, and multimedia programming. 

 

  • Mindful Decisions- an intentional behavior arts and humanities program

  • Healthy Helpings- is a culinary art therapy that uses cooking as the means of communication and expression. 

  • KonsiderDis Radio- weekly radio show broadcast based on the five principles of life. 

  • Five Community Exchanges- events for community members that may not celebrate traditional holidays but enjoy the social experiences/ resources available during the exchange.   

We bring light to economically challenged communities, where drugs, gangs, violence, and crimes are a regular occurrence affecting our communities every day. 

 

Now, more than ever, the world has a higher appreciation of human connection. We've adapted to the changing needs of our community while being firmly grounded in a stable base of activity that includes classes, camps, performances, residencies, outreach, and workshops. These opportunities have provided unlimited access to creativity via arts-driven networks and stimulates intergenerational conversation.

FAMILY

Affirm values and practices that resist abuse and oppression and encourage safety, support, and accountability

MINDSET 

Fosters trust and connections while inspiring decision-making that supports your social mission. 

CONSISTENCY

Create monthly events and activities for intergenerational community members

MINDFULNESS

Eagerness to learn from the community and implement new outcomes in our practices.