Margery Freeman



Margery Freeman has been an educator for over 36 years, spanning the field from early childhood to public school and adult literacy education.  During the 1980’s and early 1990’s, she worked with the National Council of Churches Child Advocacy office and directed a national church-related child care network.  In 1995, Margery joined the adult literacy community and served for 10 years as executive director of YMCA Educational Services, the adult and family literacy branch of the YMCA of Greater New Orleans.  From Fall 2004 to the Fall, 2007, she served as Regional Services Coordinator for ProLiteracy America, the domestic branch of ProLiteracy Worldwide, an international adult literacy organization.  

For over 25 years, Margery has been an organizer and trainer with The People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond, a national, multiracial organization that provides training and organizing in “Undoing Racism™” with diverse organizations and groups across the country and internationally.  After six years of antiracist organizing in the New York region with her husband, David Billings, Margery and David relocated in the fall of 2010 to Mccomb, MS where she continues to seek out opportunities to do racial justice work with local schools and communities.

Margery and David have three married children and three grandchildren.

CORE Trainer with the People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond

1045 Harrison Drive, 
McComb, MS 39648

H:  601-680-0014
C:  504-813-2368


Margery Freeman