Jamii Tata is a an artist and educator who utilizes creative writing, performance poetry, storytelling, audio production, self-publishing and
entrepreneurial training as Literacy Learning tools to educate inner city youth in community spaces (i.e. libraries, community centers, schools and community gardens). He is also a community organizer having led important campaigns on community literacy, artivism, youth empowerment, homelessness, food access, neighborhood revitalization and community radio.

Jamii is the Board President of  the Oakland Avenue Artist Coalition, Founder & Owner of  Know Allegiance Nation, current Detroit Freq Radio DJ, former Live Real Food Fellow, avid poetry instructor, graphic designer and proud community gardener.