Radical Communicators Network

Marzena Zukowska

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Marzena Zukowska


London, England

Marzena Zukowska (they/she) is a London-based organiser, communications strategist, and co-founder of Polish Migrants Organise for Change (POMOC). For a decade, she has developed narrative and organizing strategies for leading social and political movements in the US, UK and Europe. She was the Media Relations Director for National Domestic Workers Alliance, where she used pop culture and storytelling to build leadership and political empowerment among domestic workers. Marzena is a frequent contributor to and active Board Member of Red Pepper magazine, as well as trustee of Migrants Organise. Her work has been published in two anthologies -- Queer Activism After Marriage Equality (Routledge) and Asylum for Sale: Profit and Protest in the Migration Industry (PM Press) -- and her first co-edited volume Framing New Worlds is scheduled for publication in 2022. In March 2021, Marzena co-authored Brave New World, a report on the field of pop culture for social change in the UK. She co-leads the Radical Communicators Network, and is a queer, nonbinary Polish immigrant who grew up undocumented in the US.

Three words that describe you:
Unwavering, Optimistic, Restless

Your favorite food:

My mom makes these amazing Polish-style savory crepes that are overflowing with cheese, onions, tomatoes, and chunks of ham.

What is your vision for RadComms?

My vision for RadComms is like the world we want to build: bountiful and limitless with no patience for borders and binaries.