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Sun-Seeker MKE

“Sun-Seeker MKE Collective mission is to Co-conspire to build & develop the capacities of Black Trans Abolitionist organizers in Milwaukee through multi-issue praxis development, transformative relationship and direct action.

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Estimated Annual Budget



Sun-Seeker MKE is hosting the following events.

Past event
12:50 AM-01:50 AM UTC
A Gathering for Trans folks to show up and show up for their liberation through performance art

Attended by

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Our contributors 77

Thank you for supporting Sun-Seeker MKE.

Yante Turner


$510 USD

Venus W


Borealis Phil...

$10,000 USD

Fruit Bowl

MKE Black Trans Survival Fund

$1,254 USD

Black Space

$425 USD


MKE Black Trans Survival Fund

$360 USD


MKE Black Trans Survival Fund

$355 USD

Angela Lang

$300 USD


$225 USD


Transparent and open finances.

Gas support for facilitators

from Yante Turner to Event Fundraising Funds
-$13.51 USD
Invoice #209555
-$3.37 USD
Invoice #209554
-$36.15 USD
Invoice #209553
Today’s balance

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Total raised

$22,263.62 USD

Total disbursed

$22,263.62 USD

Estimated annual budget

$20,741.15 USD


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News from Sun-Seeker MKE

Updates on our activities and progress.

Contribution to Sun-seeker MKE

Good Afternoon siblings and comrades! Our fiscal sponge is closing at the end of the year and has stopped our reoccurring payments! This doesn't stop the work for us! Looking for ways to stay connected and contribute to our collective? Foll...
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Published on April 22, 2024 by Yante Turner


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Sun-Seeker MKE Collective mission is to build the communal base power and capacities of Black & Brown, Queer and Trans people in Milwaukee through multi-issue
 based direct service and praxis building within Negro abolitionist liberation theory & communty care.”

We will strive to uphold our  mission by providing training, education, intergenerational & intersectional community engagement, co-conspiring with grassroots organizing, advocacy and Black Queer joy . 

Who we are: 
  We are  the growth of planted seeds by black bodies in the wake of crisis and transforming  joyless moments, a mandate to resistance, a response to the call of “What else is there?” We are made up of Black Trans abolitionists, organizers, healers, siblings and hope, dedicated to liberation by any means necessary. 

Sun Seekers MKE Collective was birthed in 2021 out of the frustration, anger, tears, hopes and fears of Black woman and Black Trans & Queer abolitionists in Milwaukee, in the wake of the national uprisings in 2020 and historical oppression of queer and Trans people & Black people across the diaspora. Our collective liberation begins with shared power, political education, non-hierarchical interdependence, & self determination. We will no longer sit and take the abuse and harm this city and systems have caused us. Through transformative and transparent community power building and collective learning, we are committed to creating a world that sustains the futures,  life, culture, joys, and rights of Black & Brown Trans and queer people, and other minortized bodies.

 We will thrive by any means necessary. We will strengthen our people by strengthening our connection with liberation and each other to transform ourselves, our communities, and our world

We focus on 6 interconnected parts:
  • Abolition Teachings ~
  • Black TransLiberation & Defense - Akoben Cohort ~ Trans 101 trainings ~ 
  • Youth Liberation & advocacy - Youth Development program/mentorship
  • Transformative Justice - TJ circles in school “Disrupting the pipeline interpersonally” ~ Freedom School`
  • Decolonized education - Freedom school