Ashe Helm-Hernandez has been working to advance Human Rights through Education over the past 10 years and is working with Project South on Local Programing in Atlanta. Born in Indianapolis, Indiana, Ashe has deep roots in Louisville, KY and is an Alum of the University of Louisville (NCAA 2013 Men’s Basketball National Champions). Ashe is a Cardinal fan for life! Ashe is a defender of Human Rights and has experience teaching Adult Education. Their work in Atlanta includes working with the Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights (GLAHR) on anti-immigration legislation and adult education.
Ashe has also served on the planning committee for State of Black Gay America (SBGA) Summit held during ‘Black Gay Pride’ (2012), and Bayard Rustin / Audre Lorde Breakfast (2014) a breakfast held on MLK Day before the local march. Prior to their work in Atlanta, Ashe worked at Kentucianaworks Youth Career Center in Louisville, KY as an Adult Education instructor and job coach for inner city youth. Ashe is an artist and lover of poetry. They reside with their family and partner Paulina in East Atlanta Village.