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Kathy Brooks

Kathy is resident Mama Kati and developer of all things ART.

Kathy Brooks is an artist, writer, social entrepreneur, and ally in the movement for justice. Originally from Atlanta, Georgia she spent a good portion of her adult life working with people in the margins of society, in the US, Canada, and the Caribbean. Her writing is filled with painfully honest stories taken from her personal journey moving from a savior mentality to doing the work that builds up leaders, interdependence and lasting community development. 

For 10 years she and her husband lived on the Island of Hispaniola in the beautiful country of Haiti. Here she learned the importance of changing the question from What do you Need, to What do you Have?   She learned to see marginalized people as the ones carrying the solutions. She founded 2nd Story Goods, learning to listen more and look deeper.  Genetically she comes from a long line of artists and creative types. 

In 2023 Kathy and her husband opened Makers, Downtown Brunswick.

Upcoming Talks

  • There is always a story behind the story