Black and white photo from the shoulders up of Sala, a Black woman in a dark button-up shirt with her natural hair pulled back in a ponytail, head tilted to the side.

Sala Cyril, Community Safety Director

Sala Cyril oversees the program strategy, team and funding for community safety as the Community Safety Director at Vision Change Win.

As a longtime social justice educator and organizer, Sala has organized with the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement (MXGM) NY chapter since 2002 and served as it’s security coordinator for more than fifteen years. Her organizing work with MXGM ranges from coordinating security to leading programming such as New Afrikan Scouts, Camp Pumziko, Copwatch, Know Your Rights Trainings, Black August, political prisoner work and more. Sala was the Founding Director at Little Maroons Childcare Cooperative, which sunsetted in 2020. Passionate about the arts, youth, community safety and liberatory practices, Sala incorporates creativity into every aspect of her work.