About Us

Humanity Communications Collective

Humanity Communications Collective is a boutique, social justice-driven, strategic communications consulting group focused on making human and emotional connections through real talk: digitally and in real life.

We are woman-of-color owned with an array of diverse expertise. We live in the intersection of communications, digital, non-profit, and cultural competency.

It’s what we do

Brand Creation

We research and present a long-term plan for the development of a successful brand in order to achieve your goals.

Social Media

We handle your entire social media program from creating content, to engaging with your community, to running analytics.

Content Creation

We look at your business and recommend content that is going to engage your customers, and drive revenue.

Media Relations

We work with you to created a targeted approach to media. We’ve had placements in O Magazine, Vanity Fair, Forbes, Vogue, The Wall Street Journal, LA Times, and many others.


Nearly 19 million ORGANIC social media impressions generated for clients in 2020.


Twenty one dedicated team members who are world class in their field and smart as hell.


More than four thousand individual social media posts, blogs, and newsletters written for clients in 2020.
Yanira Castro

Lover of humanity, travel junkie, and guilty of reading 5 books at once.

Yanira Castro

CEO, Humanity Communications Collective
Yanira M. Castro (she/her/ella) is a speaker and communications professional with more than 20 years of experience in telling inspiring stories to audiences ranging from national television shows to leading digital channels.

Expert Team

Our diverse team of experts are here to assist you in reaching your strategic communications goals creatively and effectively. And we're a whole lot of fun!

Toni Johnson (She/Her)

Partner & Chief Client Officer
I consider myself a nap and Netflix connoisseur!

Morgan Ramey (She/Her)

Sr. Operations Manager
A creator, traveler, community builder, & she doesn't share her food.

Shade Souc (She/Her)

Content Creator & Social Media Manager
A digital renaissance woman who grew up in the jungle of Costa Rica and loves to take naps on the beach.

Bree Gordon (She/Her)

Client Service & Account Manager
A Foodie. Music lover. Mama of 2. Golden Girl fanatic & new Hiker.

Shade' Montgomery (She/Her)

Executive Assistant 
I am a Makeup junkie and HGTV addict who secretly wants my house to look like the set of Mad Men.

Ashley Land (She/Her)

Digital Content Creator
Chicago native with a passion for social justice and an addiction to Netflix.

Monika Weymouth (She/Her)

Public Relations Strategist
I can name any 80s song in three notes or less.

Tiffany Womack (She/Her)

Creative Director
Lifelong learner. Lover of nature, tea & cooking.

Danette Dominguez (She/Her/Ella)

Sr. Project Manager and Account Services
Catch me traveling, trying out a new restaurant, dancing at a music festival, or lifting weights!

Claudia Wolff (She/Her)

A proud pasta-loving nerd who’s still living in the 90s!

Andrew Yllescas (He/Him)

Project Manager
Cook, runner and the self proclaimed musical chair champion of the world.

Lauren Kelly (She/Her)

Human Resources
River sitting, chips, queso, ranch water + family.

Melody Gross (She/Her)

Whatever issue you're having, I have a crystal for that!

Heather Hansen (She/Her)

Media and PR Director
Professional plate spinner, mom. Passionate progressive. Newly Texan.

Courtney Cobb (She/Her)

Digital Content Creator
Empanadas, rooftops bars, and iced caramel lattes are what I am all about!

Tiara Chapman (She/Her)

Digital Content Creator
Texas Master Gardener, storyteller, and data nerd.

Catalina V Silva (She/Her/Ella)

PR and Media Associate
Outdoor lover. Chicken mom and human mom. Book nerd and crime junkie.

Sean A. Watkins (They/Them)

Social Media Manager
A Brooklyn-based writer, entrepreneur, activist, and digital communications consultant.

Katlyn Stevens (She/Her)

Designer & Digital Strategist
I love to travel and to play soccer.