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Friday, June 15 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
BYP100 Presents The Black Joy Experience

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Join BYP100 for the first stop on their live listening session tour for the upcoming debut album, The Black Joy Experience. The soul driven project highlights freedom songs and liberation chants from the current Movement for Black Lives.


Presenters
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Jonathan Lykes

Jonathan Lykes is a Black queer artist, activist and policy analyst. He currently works at the Center for the Study of Social Policy (CSSP), addressing disproportionality and disparities that affect LGBTQ and gender non-conforming youth impacted by deep-end systems (child welfare, mental health, homelessness and criminal justice). Jonathan’s interdisciplinary approach to art, activism and anti-oppression work, merges policy change, artistic expression and activism. Combining these forms of social transformation—and harnessing their synergy—Jonathan works to create awareness, promote personal healing, surmount institutional barriers and generate systemic change. Lykes is also a community organizer, currently serving as the co-chair of the BYP100 National Board of Directors. Jonathan is also the current Artistic Director for BYP100’s freedom song and chant album, The Black Joy Experience, helping to teach holistic energy through the Black radical tradition. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of, BYP100
Jonathan Lykes is a Black queer artist, activist and policy analyst. He currently works at the Center for the Study of Social Policy (CSSP), addressing disproportionality and disparities that affect LGBTQ and gender non-conforming youth impacted by deep-end systems (child welfare... Read More →
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JeNae Taylor

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JeNae' Taylor, a native of Washington, DC and graduate of Columbia College Theatre Directing Program, is a theatre practitioner, poet, teaching artist, yuf enthusiast, culture emcee and curator of black girl magic. Using creativity as a platform to discover, explore and discuss her... Read More →


Friday June 15, 2018 2:00pm - 3:30pm
STUDENT CENTER: Hilberry C

Attendees (152)