Torri Williams was born and raised in Marion, Indiana. After graduating Marion High School with Honors and her one year old daughter on her hip, Torri attended Bowling Green State University.
Upon completing her Bachelor’s degree in Women’s Studies with a Concentration in Race, Gender and Ethnicities, Torri began her career in social and community service providing direct client services with a special focus on women and youth.
Throughout her career Torri has served victims/survivors of intimate partner violence/sexual assault, CHINS and families in the margins in rural and urban environments. In addition to working directly with individuals and families, Torri has worked to provide education, coaching and technical assistance to individuals and organizations on developing healthy relationships and workplace culture.
If you spend any time with Torri, it becomes very clear that her vision and heart are centered toward transformative community wellness. As a community organizer and activist, Torri passionately works to build connectivity and amplify voices that are often underrepresented.
Torri currently serves as the Intersectional Engagement Director for Lark’s Song, providing intersectional anti-racism programming for the community. Torri serves as the Co-Founder of Moving Marion Forward, a grassroots movement for social change, Coalition Lead for the Marion Community Remembrance Project, as well as a member of several boards and committees serving Grant County.
When Torri is not working to transform her small corner of the world, she serves as the Coordinator of Chaos: mother to developing humans ages 23 to four.Share