Caits Meissner: Educator and Writer

With a significant history in community arts, Caits Meissner was an integral team member in developing programs for organizations such as Tribeca Film Institute, The Bronx Academy of Letters, Urban Arts Partnership, The Facing History School and The Lower Eastside Girls Club. She has taught, consulted and co-created extensively for over 15 years across a wide spectrum of communities with a special focus on incarcerated, women and youth populations. The author of two books of poetry, Caits holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the City College of New York, where she teaches writing in conjunction with the study of Narrative Medicine and social science fieldwork. She is a freelance educator, curriculum writer and diversity, equity and inclusion trainer.​ Learn more at