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Saturday, June 17 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
Power Not Paranoia!

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How are data-driven systems affecting our community's ability to access basic human needs? In this interactive storytelling session with the Our Data Bodies Project, we will explore the experiences of individuals from Charlotte, Detroit, Los Angeles, and the AMC. We will examine connections and patterns so we can begin to imagine and develop creative tools and practices that will advance our communities from paranoia to power.


Virginia Eubanks

Our Data Bodies Project
A writer, teacher and welfare rights organizer from Troy, NY. I've written two books -- Digital Dead End: Fighting for Social Justice in the Information Age and Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around: Forty Years of Movement Building with Barbara Smith. I've been involved in movem... Read More →

Seeta Peña Gangadharan

London School of Economics and Political Science:
Seeta Peña Gangadharan is a mother, activist researcher, and social justice optimist born in New Jersey and working in London.

Tamika Lewis

Our Data Bodies Project
Tamika Lewis an organizer and artist from Charlotte, NC whose primary focused on advancing Black, QPOC, and marginalized communities.
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Tawana Petty

Founder, Petty Propolis
Tawana "Honeycomb" Petty is a mother, social justice organizer, youth advocate, poet and author. She was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan and is intricately involved in water rights advocacy, visionary organizing and digital justice work. Petty is the author of Introducing Ho... Read More →

mariella saba

Stop LAPD Coalition and Familia:Trans Queer Liberation Movement
Cultural worker, community organizer, and healing arts practitioner. | Who I am today is a collective journey | Born awake, guided through every breath, every step, sun n moon | to end the wars on our sacred earth bodies | I am reflections and intentions of our ancestors... Read More →

Saturday June 17, 2017 11:00am - 12:30pm
Student Center: Hilberry C