Nissa D. Tzun is a media artist, educator, community organizer, and the co-founder of the Forced Trajectory Project, an award-winning, media, public relations and advocacy organization illuminating the narratives of families impacted by police murder, established in 2009. In 2014 she assisted in forming Families United 4 Justice, a nationwide collective of families impacted by police murder, organizing for collective power.  More recently, Nissa has worked as a media consultant for the Mass Liberation Project, a decarceration project focused on ending mass incarceration in Nevada and beyond, and as a podcast producer for the Hank Greenspun School of Journalism & Media Studies at UNLV.  She is a Communications Fellow for Community Change and is pursuing her Master’s in Social Work and Master’s in Journalism & Media Studies. She is a three-time Davis Putter Scholar and was recognized as the Jesse Lloyd O’Connor Scholar for the academic year of 2019-2020.  Currently Nissa is assisting the family of Jesse Sarey, a young Khmer American man who was brutally murdered by Auburn officer Jeff Nelson.  Nelson is the first police officer to be prosecuted in Washington state in 30 years – the trial is scheduled for February 2022.  Nissa enjoys practicing yoga and meditation and providing spiritual consultation to her clients through divination, geomancy and creative visualization. 

Pronouns: She / her 

3 favorite pieces of writing/work

https://youtu.be/grOSoetZD2c

The first police murder trial in Washington state 

https://youtu.be/X8D7XUYUk8U

Families impacted by police violence respond to the Derek Chauvin verdict 

 https://youtu.be/RU2PnRFleTw

Embracing Art to resist racism in the wake of COVID 19

Instagram:  @forcedtrajectory  @justice4jessesarey @solidaritekitchen @5ivense7en

Twitter:  @FTProMedia

Website: forcedtrajectory.com

Justice4jessesarey.org 

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