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Friday, June 16 • 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Care Webs

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In this workshop we'll talk about the often feminized and undervalued work of caregiving, and the ways people and communities can create care webs for disability, chronic illness and mental health needs. We'll talk about the power dynamics of giving and receiving care, what allows us to ask for and give care well, and look at models for care collectives. Participants will leave with tools and roadmaps for how to sustainably create collective care outside of state and medical systems.

Presenters
avatar for Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha

Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha

couch sitter, Crip Rebel Alliance, Disability and Intersectionality Summit
I'm a writer and co-editor who has done a bunch of shit. I am that disabled, sick, autistic, you name it, Burgher/Tamil Sri Lankan/ Irish/Roma 45 year old queer femme writer, aunty, freedom dreamer and mostly a regular ass person who sits on my couch.   Ejeris Dixon and I co-edited... Read More →


Friday June 16, 2017 4:00pm - 5:30pm EDT
McGregor: Room J
  Hands-on Session