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Saturday, June 16 • 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Sailing for Social justice

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How has seafaring served as a critical technology of liberation for black, indigenous, and communities of color? In this workshop, we will explore the past and present role of seafaring in social justice movements and our personal/political connections to the ocean/oceangoing vessels. We will learn basic knowledge about sailing, boatbuilding, and wayfinding techniques. Participants will walk away with an understanding of how these basics can be useful for navigating systems of oppression.


Tala Khanmalek

Sailing for Social Justice
Tala Khanmalek is a queer Iranian femme of color living on Tongva territory in Long Beach, CA. She is an educator, writer, healer, sailor, and creator of Sailing for Social Justice, an AMP sponsored project.

Audrey Kuo

Audrey Kuo is a poet, writer, facilitator and community organizer who is deeply invested in building networks among queer and trans people of color working toward collective liberation, grounded in healing justice and disability justice. Their work has included programs and development... Read More →

Saturday June 16, 2018 4:00pm - 5:30pm EDT
STATE HALL: Room 115