Image description: Allison is smiling. They are wearing translucent brown glasses, a black shirt with a blue and red decal, a blue cardigan and gold jewelry. Allison’s hair is curly and brown. There is a sliver of sunshine on their face

Allison Alcéna is a writer, educator, and lover of all things Black. They hold a Bachelors in English Literature and Black Studies from Swarthmore College, and they are currently pursuing a Masters of Arts in Teaching.

This site is a place for Black twentysomethings to feel less alone as they navigate through major transitions, discover themselves, and hopefully find peace – however that looks for them. You can contact Allison at allison[at]allisonalcena.com or through the contact page up top. Follow Allison on YouTube  and Instagram.