[act-ma] Intersectionality and Social Change Work Event next Thursday 11/6, 7pm!
info at jamaicaplainforum.org
Fri Oct 31 12:04:01 PDT 2014
*Our Whole Lives Matter: An Intersectional Approach to Social Change Work
with local changemakers*
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*Thursday, November 6th, 7-8:30pm *
*First Church JP, 6 Eliot St (map)
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Join the Jamaica Plain Forum and friends in hosting an intergenerational
and interracial panel exploring an intersectional approach to amplifying
social impact work. *What happens when identity politics fall by the
wayside and we bring our whole selves, as convoluted as they may be, to our
Come hear panelists' stories on how they have navigated various parts of
their identities--as fathers, as children, as activists, as black, as
women--in their work for social justice and equity.
*Meck Groot*, Justice Ministries Lead, New England Region Unitarian
Universalist Association, will facilitate the panel.
Panelist include: *Shay Stewart-Bouley*, the Executive Director of
Community Change Inc. *Carolyn Chou*, Program Director at the Asian
American Resource Workshop and JP resident, *Shea Justice*, Teacher and
Artist behind the Boston Strong? Exhibit
and* Jason Pramas*, Professor of Communications at Lesley University and
Boston Strong? Exhibit Artist.
*Feel It Speak It Slam Poetry Troupe will be performing.
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