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Sunday, July 10 • 11:15am - 12:30pm
Breaking Down the Silos: Establishing A Culture of Consent, Gender Equality and Reproductive Justice in the New Economy

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This session will explore how to build bridges between our bodies, our movements and our new economies. We will explore why reproductive justice and gender equality are consistently underrepresented in radical organizing and how we build a culture of consent within our movements. Participants will have the opportunity to share common experiences around gender and reproductive violence, develop a deeper understanding of consent beyond the bedroom and leave with practical tools to center these issues in their own organizing efforts.

Speakers
avatar for Mo Kessler

Mo Kessler

Mo is a queer Appalachian anarchist and artist, with a history of organizing against Mountaintop Removal, foreclosures and police brutality. They are the Director of Youth Organizing and Services of the YWCA Greensboro, founding board member of the Renaissance Community Co-op and Co-chair of the Central Carolina Worker Justice Center. Mo spends most of their time making art and uplifting the intersections of food access, healthy sexuality... Read More →
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Farzana Serang

Farzana is the former Executive Director of CoFED, The Cooperative Food Empowerment Directive. She holds a Bachelors of Arts from U.C. Berkeley and a masters in city and urban planning from MIT. She has over 10 years of experience is cross-sector partnerships, built a cooperative in Argentina, and is humbled everyday by the communities she gets to work alongside.


Sunday July 10, 2016 11:15am - 12:30pm
Ketchum 320


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