CJ Spears

CJ (she/they) aka MadamCJda3rd, was born on Ohlone land and raised by a family 3 generations deep in East Oakland. They are a Pan-Afrikan womxnist and multimedia artist with a degree in Sociology/Leadership/Cultural Proficiency from SDSU. They were reborn during a year of study abroad in Ghana and travel throughout Africa. While in university, CJ found a passion for filmmaking and social innovation. They co-founded Plugged Productions and Roots Collective GH. Since graduating, CJ has completed a fellowship with the Bay Area Video Coalition and joined the amazing teams of One Life Healing Institute, The Lavender Collective, Black Voices United, and East Bay Permanent Real Estate Co-Operative. Their purpose is to radically heal, and show love to Black femmes and children.