Tiff Beatty (she/her) is a cultural organizer, arts administrator, performance poet, and host.

She is the current program director of arts, culture, and public policy at National Public Housing Museum in Chicago. Tiff Beatty was a 2019-2021 Chicago United for Equity Fellow and Senior Fellow and received the additional distinction of the 2019 Field Leader Award from the Field Foundation of Illinois. Her work has been covered by The New York Times, Crain's Chicago Business, Ebony Magazine, Chicago Tribune and several other local and national media. 

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A fierce and inspiring badass.

- Niketa Brar

executive director

Chicago United for Equity



Tiff Beatty opens The People's Church of the G.H.E.T.T.O with Bronzeville Goddamn, a spoken word poem, reflecting on notions of home, displacement, and the legacy of Robert Taylor Homes resident, activist, and journalist Beauty Turner, "a writer and a fighter."


Listen to a lo-fi reading of Bronzeville Goddamn.


Read Bronzeville Goddamn in The Brown Pages here.


Photo credit: Candice Majors

The People's Church of the G.H.E.T.T.O 
(Greatest History Ever Told To Our People)
The People's Church of the G.H.E.T.T.O, created by Po'Chop | Jenn Freeman, illuminated by the life and work of the Black, lesbian, mother, warrior, poet audre lorde, uplifts the spirits and legacies of women artists and activists from our historic Black community, Bronzeville.

"A brilliant, emotive, inclusive,

deep thinker and communicator."

   - Tonika Johnson

photographer & activist




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Photo credit: Austin Pope