Join us for an insightful look at progress made in 2018 followed by a compelling panel discussion featuring guest panelists:
Intersectionality and Our Movements: Why Cross-Movement Collaboration Is Essential
Activist Joo-Hyun Kang, the director of Communities United for Police Reform (CPR), a campaign to end discriminatory policing practices in New York, which comprises over sixty organizational members from all five boroughs. Kang is a longtime organizer in New York City; she was a program director at Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice and the first staff member and director of the Audre Lorde Project, an organizing center for LGBTST (lesbian, gay, bisexual, two-spirit, and transgender) and gender-nonconforming communities of color.
Lawyer Carlton E. Williams, a Distinguished Practitioner in Residence at Cornell University, Political Research Associates Research Fellow and former staff attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts. Carlton is a respected movement lawyer, dedicated to creating conditions where people are free from all systems of oppression. He is an advocate on issues of war, immigrants’ and LGBTQ rights, and for Black and Palestinian liberation.
Storyteller Kayhan Irani, an Emmy-award winning writer, performer, and a Theater of the Oppressed trainer. She creates art to build community, offer spaces for healing, and to engage audiences in social justice issues.
Moderated by Vincent Warren, executive director of the Center for Constiutional Rights.
Join the conversation.
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
6 - 9 p.m.
Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater
10 west 64th Street New York, NY
Light refreshments will be served.