Our Leadership and Healers
IGF Kids Coordinator
Tara brings her always learning attitude and background in art and K-12 education to the IGF team.
Dr. Darlene Fry
Founder & Executive Director
Dr. Fry has worked with young adults both in K-12 and higher education, before founding IGF in 2012.
Board of Directors
Our volunteer Board of Directors supports our work and young people by sharing their extensive knowledge, resources, and advocacy.
The IGF Gold Team facilitates workshops across the country for children through adults. Our workshop team is highly trained by local and national healers of color in Mind-Body Medicine, Somatic Healing, Radical Self-Care, and other practices.
Sam Simmons is a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor whose work specializes in practical culturally sensitive trauma informed work.
Our "Healers" are national and international experts in Mind-Body Medicine, Somatic Abolitionism, Radical Self-Care, Healing Justice, and healing from trauma. We thank each of our Healers for sharing their knowledge with and training our Gold (workshop) Team members in these vital practices.
Dr. Joi Lewis
Dr. Joi Lewis promotes transformation and liberation of self through radical self-care and radical hospitality.
Lora Matz, MS, LICSW is a psychotherapist, lecturer and writer who works in the field of mind-body Medicine and transpersonal development.
Resmaa Menakem, MSW, LICSW, S.E.P. is New York Times Best-Selling author and trauma specialist who helps people, communities, and organizations find strength in healing that is holistic and resilient.
Rebeka Ndosi, M.S., L.Ac., is a board licensed acupuncturist and herbalist, teacher of child, adult and family yoga & meditation, a certified community coach in healing justice and a certified soul answer healer.