Nissa D. Tzun

Nissa D. Tzun is a media artist, educator, community organizer, and the co-founder of the Forced Trajectory Project, an award-winning, media, public relations and advocacy organization illuminating the narratives of families impacted by police murder, established in 2009. In 2014 she assisted in forming Families United 4 Justice, a nationwide collective of families impacted by police murder, organizing for collective power. Currently, Nissa works as a media consultant for the Mass Liberation Project, a decarceration project focused on ending mass incarceration in Nevada and beyond, as a podcast producer for the Hank Greenspun School of Journalism & Media Studies at UNLV, a communications fellow for Community Change and is pursuing her Master’s in Social Work and Master's in Journalism & Media Studies. She is a three-time Davis Putter Scholar and was recognized as the Jesse Lloyd O'Connor Scholar for the academic year of 2019-2020.

She will definitely be speaking on the Stolen Lives Project - (the book version and online version), and will also speak about Forced Trajectory Project (, a multimedia project covering stories of police violence.