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Saturday, June 16

8:00am EDT

9:00am EDT

11:00am EDT

From the Rebel Alliance to Wakanda: Sci-fi Movement Building STATE HALL: Room 101Autumn Brown • Kai M. Green • Terry Marshall • Jenna Peters-Golden • Manju Rajendran • Makani Themba Detroit Cooperates: C2BE’s Grassroots Enterprises tour SHUTTLE STOP: Anthony Wayne + KirbyBryce Detroit StoryShift: Amplify, Resource & Support Accountable Storytelling STATE HALL: Room 134Noel Didla • Jayeesha Dutta • Eli Jacobs-Fantauzzi • Yudith Nieto • Michael Premo AMC2018 TECH Pop-Up STUDENT CENTER: Hilberry AMichael Kuetemeyer • Matthew MacVey • Anula Shetty Black Futures: Monetizing the Scam STATE HALL: Room 127McKensie Mack • Elijah McKinnon Coding For Community STUDENT CENTER: Room 384Bettie • Darius • Keiyon • Tychichus • Tyree Express though Tech, Ozobots: Coding Meets Art STUDENT CENTER: Hilberry EFatima Abdihoosh • Anika Duckwall • Keke Simpson • Corionna Washington • Kayse Yang • Halima Yassin Fire: A Transformation Oracle STATE HALL: Room 128Alexis Pauline Gumbs • Sangodare (Julia Roxanne Wallace) Healing Uses of Plant Technology STUDENT CENTER: Room 285Karen L. Culpepper • Richael Faithful • Miriam Zoila Pérez Not in My House: Celebrating LGBTQ Identity through Performance STUDENT CENTER: Room 020Kristi Faulkner • Dwayne Cole Jr. • AJ Sims • Brandi Smith Remix History STATE HALL: Room 118Yashan Clarke • Iliana Lugo • Laura Scheiber Scrapbook Detroit’s People and History MCGREGOR: Room CVassilis Jacobs • Debra Walker • Ingrid White Truly Accessible Spaces: Designing WITH Disabled Organizers STUDENT CENTER: Room 025Elea Chang • Melissa Chavez Visual Resistance & Design for Our Movements STATE HALL: Room 137Molly Jane • Andrea Salazar #OwningOurStories: Race, Power and Media STATE HALL: Room 131Manolia Charlotin • Teresa Basilio Gaztambide • Janine Jackson • Roberta Rael • Joseph Torres Building a Freedom School Movement in Detroit STATE HALL: Room 116Piper Carter • Mike Doan • Amaniyea Ellis • Joy Ellis • Salima Ellis Cooperative Ecosystem: Lessons in Building Community Wealth STATE HALL: Room 113Margo Dalal • B. Anthony Holley • Meghan Sobocienski • Lucas Turner-Owens • Ed Whitfeld Decentralized Health Equity Model for LGBTQ+ Patients STATE HALL: Room 135Theodore Tinnell Healing Justice Lineages: A History Discussion STUDENT CENTER: Hilberry CAutumn Brown • Adela Nieves Martinez • Cara Page • Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha • Rico • Triana Kazaleh Sirdenis Roundtable: Objectivity, Intimacy & Integrity MCGREGOR: Room BSarah Alvarez • Jade Begay • Tina Vasquez • Lewis Wallace • Ayana Young Transforming Trauma: Youth-Led Social Justice Movements STATE HALL: Room 106Hasna Ghalib • Alex Kime • Ebere Oparaeke • Laila Pasha • Molly Pershin Raynor Act Out to Tear Down: Disrupt with Theatre of the Oppressed MCGREGOR: Room JRaven Stubbs • Chahney Young Youth Fighting 4 Justice: The Mixtape STATE HALL: Room 115Shalina S. Ali • Tyrone Randall • JENE TATE • FIDEL VERDIN Designing Possibilities for the Wellbeing of Black Women STUDENT CENTER: Hilberry BDenise Shanté Brown • N'Deye Diakhate Indigenous Storytelling: Resisting Co2lonialism STATE HALL: Room 125S (she/her) • Eriel Deranger Local Opportunities to Preserve Net Neutrality STATE HALL: Room 123Sarah Morris • Hannah Sassaman Migration Justice in Canada-US Border Communities STATE HALL: Room 117Grace Wu • Julie Young Sex Work in the Digital Age: Navigating Consent MCGREGOR: Room F/G/HZoe Trope Detroit Narrative Agency 2.0 Project Screenings SHUTTLE STOP: Anthony Wayne + Kirbypaige watkins • ill Weaver FEEST With Us! SHUTTLE STOP: Anthony Wayne + KirbyCamille Charles • Kyasia Gunter • Kit an' Kin • Tajjae Maycock • Yasmine Mercado • Quianna Minott • Jelani Norman • Jamisha Williams • Kashani Williams Networks of the Equitable Internet Initiative Tour SHUTTLE STOP: Anthony Wayne + KirbyJanice Gates • Diana Nucera From Growing Our Economy to Growing Our Soul – East Side Detroit Tour. SHUTTLE STOP: Anthony Wayne + KirbyRichard Feldman

12:45pm EDT

Bike Share Equity and Inclusivity with MoGo! SHUTTLE STOP: Anthony Wayne + KirbyAdriel Thorton Black Filmmaker Link Up STATE HALL: Room 118Golden Collier Break Bread & Build: (Em)Power Brunch + Building Session CASS COMMONS: Memorial HallDevita Davison • Shakirah Simley • Julia Turshen Digging out the Roots of Trauma: Healing our Relationship to Land STATE HALL: Room 135Leo Orleans Finding Yourself in the Break: Lessons in Black Jazz Meditation STUDENT CENTER: 020NIcole Campbell How to Create and Heal Organizations that Embody Our Values STATE HALL: Room 115Andrea Faye Hart • Erika Owens Imagine! Create! Liberate! STUDENT CENTER: Hilberry EAna Amaya • Tekiyah Arrington • Steph Campoverde Lunch Love STATE HALL: Room 131Members of the Chicago Childcare Collective • Ari Mejia Lunchtime Meetup: Astrology Readings with Alexander Weyer MCGREGOR: Room L/MAlexander Weyer Perfection in Movement Spaces STATE HALL: Room 117Aiko Fukuchi • Teia McGahey Podcasters Unite STATE HALL: Room 123Miriam Zoila Pérez • Kate Werning Public Space for All: Community Engagement in Downtown Detroit STATE HALL: Room 127Denise McGeen • Alana Tucker RADLAM Lunch: Building a Community STATE HALL: Room 134Krisandra Ivings • Andrea Kampen • Simon De Salvo • Marianne Williams Reflections on Learning Liberation: Breaking Bread & Getting Deep STATE HALL: Room 113N8 Mullen • Thomas Nikundiwe Sustainable Sisterhood: Two Founders Share Stories and Skills STATE HALL: Room 116Dail Chambers • Chinyere E. Oteh Tarot Club: Building a Community Around Divination STATE HALL: Room 137Mary Shock The Good, Bad & REAL uses of Social Media at Standing Rock STATE HALL: Room 128Amos Cloud • Jose Franco • Miguel Guzman • Samantha Magdaleno • Brennon Nastacio Two Breast Pump Hackathons and Counting STATE HALL: Room 114Catherine D`Ignazio • Anjanette Davenport Hatter • Malia Luarkie • Becky Michelson Why and How to Work with Your Local Indie Movie Theater STATE HALL: Room 125Paula Guthat

2:00pm EDT

Shifting Power with Participatory Video STATE HALL: Room 106Monica Curca • Rhanda Dormeus • Thor Morales • Theresa Smith • Lauri Valdez Youth Participatory Action Research for Social Justice STATE HALL: Room 116Sana Azim • Alan Cheng • Marquise Cox • Jessie Levandov • Iyleen Torres AMC2018 TECH Pop-Up STUDENT CENTER: Hilberry AAnum Awan • Faye Hayes • Devdhar Patel An(Other) Cyborg Manifesto: Disability as Dissonance STUDENT CENTER: Hilberry CArcee Neal Animation for Social Change STATE HALL: Room 118Carrie Hawks • Consuela Lopez Block-Printing Workshop and Silkscreen Demonstration STATE HALL: Room 125Thea Gahr • Mary Tremonte Building Consentful Technology MCGREGOR: Room F/G/HTawana Petty (she/her) • Una Lee Divestin' from Capitalism, Using TimeBanks STATE HALL: Room 115Alice Bagley • Johanna James • Krystle Okafor • LaTierra Piphus • Jane Slaughter Dress Up 4 the Revolution STUDENT CENTER: Hilberry FMichah Bernstein • Mishal Qureshi Futurism Now: Limitless Hope through Speculative Fiction MCGREGOR: Room Bamp • Deep Center&amp • Dare Dukes • s Youth Leadership Team Joyous Action: Youth Protest Playground STUDENT CENTER: Hilberry EK. Rodriguez • Ona W • darien r wendell Poetry as Freedom STATE HALL: Room 117LaShaun 'Phoenix' Kotaran • Eldric Laron • A'janae Neal • Imani Nichele • Justin Rogers • LaShawn Smith-Wright Scratch 3.0: Creating and Expressing with Code STUDENT CENTER: Room 384Champika Fernando • Saskia Leggett • Jaleesa Trapp Subversive Design: Exploring Power in Design Practice STUDENT CENTER: Room 285Julia Kong • Brooke Staton The Future Generation: Parenting, Children, and Community Stories STATE HALL: Room 128Dortheá Enriqúe • Scheherazade Washington Parrish Using Zines to Center Native Peoples in Community Organizing MCGREGOR: Room CPauline Alvarez • Michelle Bernardino • Joel Garcia • Andrea Perez • Marina Perez • Kimberly Robertson Visionary Organizing: Crafting Radical Futures STATE HALL: Room 137Jonathan Hanna • Erika Linenfelser Well... What were they Wearing? Protective adornment MCGREGOR: Room JLucia Calderon Arrieta • Juan Martinez • Sicily Ameris Mcraven • Mark VanDamme Who "They" Is: Humanizing the Built Environment STUDENT CENTER: Hilberry BAlexandria Barnes • Bradley Cooper • Jasmine Humphries • Madison Schillig "How to Survive the End of the World" Live Podcast STATE HALL: Room 101Autumn Brown • adrienne maree brown • Zak Rosen Policing Black Lives and Resistance Across Borders STATE HALL: Room 123Robyn Maynard • Leroi NewBold Reclaim Our Futures: Take Back Land & Housing STATE HALL: Room 134brandon king • Zach Murray • Devi Peacock • KP Pestaño • Denechia Powell • Xemiyulu Manibusan Tapepechul Shaping Narratives-- Elevating Storytellers @ An NPR/PBS Station STATE HALL: Room 127Breannah Alexander • Mariano Avila • Lin Trans is Magick: Building Trans Community Through Celebration STATE HALL: Room 135Jimena Lucero • Mikaela Xochitl afrofuturepast: Dance Technology and Aesthetics as Self Care STUDENT CENTER: Room 020Bree Gant The Art of Interviewing STUDENT CENTER: Hilberry DKeisha TK Dutes Astrology Readings with Alexander Weyer MCGREGOR: Room L/MAlexander Weyer Black Teachers Matter: Turning the Tide of Black Teacher Loss STATE HALL: Room 131Natalia Bacchus • Diamonte Brown Liberate the Skies: Diaspora and the New Anti-Militarism STATE HALL: Room 114Farah Erzouki • Ali Issa • Samira Shifteh Real People, Real Stories: Representation of Deaf Bodies STATE HALL: Room 113Beatrice Bachleda Mawadisidiwag: They Visit Each Other SHUTTLE STOP: Anthony Wayne + KirbyThe Aadizookaan

3:00pm EDT

4:00pm EDT

Black LGBTQIA+ Migrant Project: Coming Home STATE HALL: Room 131Didi Adi • Jo Boakye • Fatou-Seydi Sarr When It All Changed: A Transformative Media Experience MCGREGOR: Room CJohn Sloan III • Sultan Sharrief Capoeira Angola & Batucada of Michigan STUDENT CENTER: 020Kelvin Wyatt Cost of Content Moderation: Censorship and Human Rights STATE HALL: Room 117Nasser Eledroos • Jennie Rose Halperin • Becca Ricks Emergent Strategy: Spells and Practices Times STUDENT CENTER: Hilberry Badrienne maree brown Fight Your Racist Camera STUDENT CENTER: Hilberry DPatri Gonzalez-Ramirez • Jesus Villalba Food Fight STATE HALL: Room 118En Sawyer Lee • Julia Vallera Lifting as They Climbed: A Tour of Chicago Black Women Histories STATE HALL: Room 125Mariame Kaba • Essence McDowell • Kierra Verdun Logos for Change STUDENT CENTER: Room 285SPNN Youth Action Committee Memeing the Labor of Social Justice Web Content STUDENT CENTER: Hilberry ABryce Fields • Tanner Howard People Power Art STATE HALL: Room 116Sol Aramendi • Sara Angel Guerrero • Carolina Penafiel Piss on Pity: Radically Uprooting the Culture of Ableism STUDENT CENTER: Room 025Hong Gwi-Seok • Baba Baxter Jones Sailing for Social justice STATE HALL: Room 115Tala Khanmalek • Audrey Kuo The Big Idea: Taking Film Ideas from Impulse to Action MCGREGOR: Room BAndrea Claire Morningstar • Jasmine Rivera The SPOT Youth-Led Open Studio: Visual and Media Arts Playshop STATE HALL: Room 137Natasha Beste • Zack Bissell • Erika Villarreal Bunce • Tanykia Diamond Davis • Jeimy Lopez • Johnathan Williams Biomythography STUDENT CENTER: Hilberry CAsia Mock • Valencia Vanner Fringe Issue: Sex Work & Night Life Organizing STATE HALL: Room 106Lyn Archer Handing Over the Mic: KQED’s Youth Takeover of the News STATE HALL: Room 127Chanelle Ignant Joyful Resistance: Art and Protest in Defense of the Hood MCGREGOR: Room JChiResists and Barrios Against Displacement Staying Power: Creative tools for housing & belonging STATE HALL: Room 128Evan Bissell • Sasha Graham • Cierra Jevae-Gordon Breaking Library Silos for Social Justice (BLS4SJ) STATE HALL: Room 135Elle Covington • Cindy Fisher • Ayshea Khan Community Digital Risk Matrix MCGREGOR: Room F/G/HGreta Byrum • Seeta Gangadharan • Ana Maria Reichenbach Design Justice Network Planning Session STATE HALL: Room 123Danielle Aubert • Victoria Barnett • Sasha Costanza-Chock • Ebony Dumas • Una Lee • Victor Moore Dismantling Gender in Youth Spaces STATE HALL: Room 113Johanna Burgos • Nana Minder How to Develop Equitable Journalism Partnerships STATE HALL: Room 134Eric Campbell • Chris Faraone • Jo Ellen Kaiser • Micha Kurz • Preeti Shekar Mapping the Power with LittleSis STUDENT CENTER: Room 384Munira Lokhandwala Maroon Oracle Network and Decolonizing Digital Spaces STATE HALL: Room 114Nasah Kiam Crockett • P. Gabrielle Foreman • Alexis Pauline Gumbs • Vanessa Holden • Jessica Marie Johnson Let`s Make Electronic Music! STUDENT CENTER: Hilberry EScott Murphy

5:30pm EDT

6:00pm EDT

Detroit Lit presents The SALON: HOME OFFSITEHajjar Baban • Tommye Blount • Willie Williams #MediaJustice Mixer w/ MAG-NET and Freepress MCGREGOR: Room F/G/H Against Erasure STATE HALL: Room 128Chiwan Choi Blackness and Afro Latinidad: Brujas Healing the Diaspora STATE HALL: Room 117Consuela Lopez • Antonio Rafael • Briana Urena-Ravelo Circle of Practice among Media Makers Focused on Sanctuary STATE HALL: Room 123Macky Alston Community Dinner for Black Native American/Afro-Indígena Folks STATE HALL: Room 125Jillian White Dear Black Women: The Power of Black Women Affirming Themselves STATE HALL: Room 127Florence Noel Designs on Democracy OFFSITEDesign Action Collective Disability Justice and Neurodiversity Dinner STATE HALL: Room 115the Redwoods Healing Justice for QTPoC STATE HALL: Room 135Samia (any/all) • Taising Chen • Erica Woodland Just Ricanstruction: Construyendo Puentes PosMaria STATE HALL: Room 114Puerto Rican Healing Justice Delegation Left Wing Futbol Game: Soccer For Justice WSU Field: Warren + TrumbullMartin Macias • Xili Moving Our Practices: TGNC Body-Based Practitioners STATE HALL: Room 134s. nathaniel gonzalez • griffen jeffries Our Radically Sober Futures STATE HALL: Room 118Sicily McRaven QTPOC Southerners Growing Food, Flowers, and Other STATE HALL: Room 131ACG • Alicia Bell • Brianna Daniels Strengthening Self Empowerment STATE HALL: Room 116Mariana Castañeda-Lopez • Deesha Narichania Talent Rising: A Gathering of Mission-Driven Media Makers OFFSITECandice Fortman • Sue Schardt • Tran Vu

7:00pm EDT

8:00pm EDT

10:00pm EDT


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