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Sunday, June 17 • 11:45am - 12:45pm
Radical Grandparents! An Intergenerational Conversation

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How do elders share space with younger generations in ways that respect tradition and ancestors, while welcoming progress, change, and innovation? How do they share their radical convictions with youth? Hey, Millennials and beyond, how do you partner with elders, without letting your differences divide you? What about the inevitability of decline and disability that come with age? This intergenerational workshop will cultivate deep listening, trust, and new ways of collaborating.

Presenters
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Aiko Fukuchi

EMEAC/Michigan Student Power Alliance
Aiko Fukuchi has been living and organizing in Detroit, Michigan for the past three years. Their work focuses on environmental justice, and queer/trans liberation
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Hong Gwi-Seok

Advocates for Baba Baxter
Gwi-Seok is a mother, grandmother, activist, and poet. She actively mentors and is mentored by members of several generations.
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Baba Baxter Jones

Advocates for Baba Baxter
Baba Baxter Jones is a Native Detroiter born and raised during the Baby Boomer generation. He is a survivor of Traumatic Brain, PTSD, Spinal Cord injuries, and Chronic Pain/Debilitation. Baba uses a wheelchair and other assistive technology devices for his mobility. He fights for... Read More →
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Myrtle Thompson-Curtis

Feedom Freedom
Mama Myrtle Curtis grows food with Feedom Freedom Growers, nurtures generations, and serves as a community anchor on the far east side of Detroit.


Sunday June 17, 2018 11:45am - 12:45pm
STATE HALL: Room 116

Attendees (143)