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Friday, June 15 • 11:00am - 1:45pm
Cuir Kitchen Brigade

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How do you organize Queer/Trans solidarity work that becomes more than just short-term relief after a crisis? Learn about the history of food preservation contextualized through resistance and survival, and how Cuir Kitchen Brigade organized a food solidarity project to support Borikén after hurricane Maria. Come learn how to pickle and ferment through our hands-on workshop and how to start a group like #cuirkitchenbrigade to support places on the front lines of climate and political injustice.

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Presenters
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Tara Rodríguez Besosa

El Departamento de la Comida
The product of a colony that has been extracted, abused and made completely dependent on external resources. Born in Santurce, Puerto Rico, they are an architect building a world where agro-ecological concepts and queer practices are used to create resilience through food sovereignty... Read More →
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Luz Cruz/ Pao Lebron

Luz Cruz is a Queer Latinx farmer, organizer and food justice advocate fighting to protect front line communities who are affected by food injustice and climate change. They have organized with the queer community around gender, race and food. They currently live in Puerto Rico working to help further the agroecological movement by helping farmers affected by hurricane Maria rebuild./ Pao Lebrón is a Queer Latinx organizer who was born in Puerto Rico and has deep familial and cultural roots in New York City. They have organized with inter-generational Black and Brown Queer and Trans folks. Pao has dedicated themselves to working for social justice in every aspect of their life. They have fought for competent and accessible services and language, racial, immigrant, LGBTQ and food Justice--while understanding the intersections that exist within our many identities. Pao believes in cultural organizing that combines art and activism in a fluid way to uplift our unique culture and communities. They believe in the, Curi Kitchen Brigade
Luz Cruz is a Queer Latinx farmer, organizer and food justice advocate fighting to protect front line communities who are affected by food injustice and climate change. They have organized with the queer community around gender, race and food. They currently live in Puerto Rico working... Read More →


Friday June 15, 2018 11:00am - 1:45pm
SHUTTLE STOP: Anthony Wayne + Kirby

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