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Saturday, June 17 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Pocket Histories: Zine-making to Share Community Stories

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What (hi)stories are erased by mainstream historical narratives, and how does this impact the ways we understand our identity? We will explore DIY publishing to allow families and communities to resist erasure. Participants will create ‘pocket zines’ sharing family, community, and cultural stories and will be able to upload their zine onto “Pocket Histories,” a digital archival space.

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Jody Chan

The Leap
Jody Chan is the Canada Organizing Associate for The Leap. She is a writer and community organizer based in Toronto, Canada. Her writing explores themes of diaspora, mental illness, and family histories, and can be found in Ricepaper Magazine and the Diasporasian Mythologies digital... Read More →
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Lorraine Chuen

Design and Communications Consultant
Lorraine Chuen is a communications professional and visual designer based out of Toronto, Canada.

Marsha Louise McLeod

The Built Environment
Marsha McLeod is a white queer writer, media producer, and anti-violence activist based in Toronto. Marsha has worked on a variety of community-based media projects, including HERE, a feminist anthology of letters, and The Built Environment, a podcast about systemic violence in Canada... Read More →

Saturday June 17, 2017 2:00pm - 3:30pm EDT
McGregor: Room B/C
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