Chibuzo Petty is a community organizer and pastoral caregiver whose academic and professional interests are at the convergence of cultural competency and pastoral care. He is currently in his fourth year pursuing an MDiv in Intercultural Leadership from Bethany Theological Seminary. While active in a variety of social justice movements, his emphasis is racial and environmental justice. Having been born in Alabama and lived briefly in CA’s San Francisco Bay Area, Chibuzo has spent most of his life in Southwest Ohio where he currently lives with his partner, Arin, and their daughter, Diana Grace.
Artistically, Chibuzo has a BA in Theatre Studies with a focus on directing and education. In recent years, he has embarked on a journey as a spoken word artist as well as a blogger. He writes on his personal blog, http://chibuzopetty.postach.io/ , and is the social media editor for Brethren Life & Thought, http://www.brethrenlifeandthought.org/ .