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Saturday, June 16 • 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Black LGBTQIA+ Migrant Project: Coming Home

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We’ll educate community members and accomplices on how BLMP is creating safe and brave spaces for Black LGBTQIA+ migrants in the U.S. We`ll highlight the reasons why community support networks are essential to the survival of our community. Participants will leave with an understanding of how they can support solidarity structures in the broader Black liberation and social justice movements to prevent mass deportations, incarcerations, and violence against Black LGBTQIA+ migrants.


Didi Adi

Detroit REPRESENT and Black LGBTQIA Migrant Project (BLMP)
Didi Adi is a womxnist writer based in Detroit, MI. Although she recently moved to Detroit from Tejas, she feels at home in Detroit and is glad to be connecting with indigenous Black and Brown Detroiters. Since moving to Detroit, Didi has primarily organized with the Detroit REPRESENT... Read More →

Jo Boakye

Black LGBTQIA+ Migrant Project (BLMP)
No matter where Jo goes they will always hold their homeland of Ghana in their heart. Jo recently moved to Oakland in the late summer of 2017 after spending most of their formative adult years building and learning with the ongoing communities of liberation seekers in the midwest... Read More →

Fatou-Seydi Sarr

Seydi Sarr, is the founder and Executive Director of ABISA (African Bureau for Immigration and Social Affairs) a nonprofit that helps African and Black Immigrants in Metro-Detroit to know their rights, access resources, become invested and civically engaged. A Senegalese native, Seydi... Read More →

Saturday June 16, 2018 4:00pm - 5:30pm
STATE HALL: Room 131