Nani Ferreira-Mathews

Nani Ferreira-Mathews

Nani Ferreira-Mathews is an author, freelance journalist and community organizer, and a worker-owner at Thread Coffee Roasters in Baltimore, Maryland. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Georgia State University.

Stories by Nani Ferreira-Mathews
After immigrating to the US from Laos and working in restaurants for 15 years, Mona Kettavhong opened the Hampden restaurant in 2021

From her friend’s mom who decided to live in Maryland, to the sugarcane operator who pushed her forward, to the friend who introduced her to her wife—each of our lives is a glass box covered with the fingerprints of others.