Intersectionality: A Panel Discussion of Queer People Of Color
The shootings at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando were a direct assault on a community, and a direct assault on multiple identifiable communities. The panel will begin with an exploration of intersectionality, and move on to discuss the impact of terrorism and fear on the various communites, as well as the aftermath and resulting private and public conversations. The panelists will discuss how homophobia and racism are related, and also distinctly differentthey relate to one another. The moderated discussion will be followed by a community forum with participation open to anyone in attendance.
All are welcome. The event is FREE to the public,
suggested... donation $10 per person.
Luzviminda Uzuri "Lulu" Carpenter
Ray Corona: LGBT Commission & Dreamers (Undocu-Queers, Immigration, Latinx)
Naomi Ishisaka: SEIU 775 Benefits Group, Director of Communications
Christopher Peguero: Seattle City Light, Environmental Equity Advisor
Economics, Labor, Unions, Housing, etc.)
Luis Viquez: Project Manager at Gay City Health Project//POCAAN
“Dismantling Racism: a community forum for Southeast Seattle” is a monthly event co-sponsored by Rainier Valley Historical Society SouthEast Effective Development, and South Seattle Emerald.
ADDITIONAL SPONSOR FOR THIS EVENT:
#LuluNation + Crew Talk Show
For more information, visit the Facebook event page.