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Saturday, June 17 • 12:45pm - 1:45pm
Ratchet Teachers

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Have you ever been told you don't "look" like a teacher? Do you face discrimination as a teacher at your school because you belong to a marginalized group or present in a unique and nontraditional way? You're not alone! At this lunchtime meetup, we will break bread and reflect on how respectability plays out in our work as educators, current teacher demographics in the U.S., and strategies for resistance, self-care and activism.


Alexsarah "Golden" Collier

Golden Collier is an artist, teacher, and organizer living in Oakland. They are the founder of Womanist Trilliance, an Allied-Media Sponsored Project that seeks to celebrate the overlooked, nonetheless brilliant, historical and contemporary leadership of black women, queers, and trans folk through the arts, media activism, public education, and community events. They are also a DJ, filmmaker, proud hufflepuff, huge Motorcrush nerd, sober babe, and all around gender-wavy Wakandan denizen., Womanist Trilliance/Diasporan Savant Press
Alexsarah "Golden" Collier is a creative, activist, musician, and writer from the deep, black, magical south. Executive Directior of Double Union, the nation's largest Feminist Maker Space. Creator of womanist trilliance on soundcloud, and combahee radio. Teaching member of Girl Army... Read More →

Saturday June 17, 2017 12:45pm - 1:45pm
State Hall: Room 114