Community Director @ The Creative Coast
Coco Papy is a community organizer and native Savannahian. As the Community Director of The Creative Coast, she works to grow the creative and living wage economy in Savannah through the intersection of art, innovation and entrepreneurship. She is involved in numerous groups in the state of Georgia, including serving as the Chair of the Savannah Cultural Affairs Commission, a member of the Planned Parenthood Southeast C4 policy board, a board member with Georgia 9 to 5 Working Women and the Political Rascals PAC. She is a Step-Up Savannah Neighborhood Leadership Academy graduate, an advocating member of the Georgia Aids Coalition and a Highlander Education Center Greensboro Justice Fellow. She is also a graduate of the Georgia Win List Leadership Academy, a political action committee dedicated to changing the face of power in Georgia by recruiting, training, supporting, and electing women who will serve as advocates in Georgia. She most recently was selected as a YEO Front Line Leaders Academy fellow, where she will be trained to run for political office.