An inaugural EMERGENYC cohort (2008) and 2050 Legacy ensemble member, Frantz Jerome collaborated with The Hemispheric Institute and participated in two Encuentros in São Paulo, Brazil (2013) and Montreal, Canada (2014). Frantz was invited to perform Spoken Word poetry by Harry Belafonte at The Interdependence Day Conference sponsored by DEMOS in Berlin, Germany (2010). He is a founding member of the artivist performance collective The Peace Poets, and staff writer for the PoC geek cultural editorial, Black Nerd Problems. Frantz holds a BA in Writing and Democracy from The New School.