Self-Preservation Workshop with GWSS Graduate Student Fabian Romero

fabian romero, second-year GWSS P.h.D. student will be facilitating a Self-Preservation Workshop on Saturday, March 31 from 1-4pm. This 3-hour workshop will provide participants with a Self-Preservation Zine workbook. This workbook and workshop will enable participants to practice inward reflection on our relationships to power hierarchies and how we can utilize this knowledge to build greater self-preservation strategies. 


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Viva la Joteria Conference, API Chaya and the Alphabet Alliance of Color created, hosted and held by QTPOC (Queer/Trans People of Color) formally invites you to come join us

March 30 at the Samuel E Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center and Theater. (3931 Brooklyn Ave NE. Seattle WA 98105)

And March 31st at the Westin (1900 Fifth Avenue
Seattle, Washington 98101)


FRIDAY will be the Viva La Joteria Conference from 2-5 where we will have a keynote speaker, dinner and a photoshoot for folks. and then we will head over to the Quincenerex from 6:30-8:30 pm 

SATURDAY is where the forces of API Chaya, Alphabet Alliance of Color and the Viva La Joteria Conference have brought to you a day for Queer and Trans Black, Brown, Indigenous, People of Color to celebrate the beauty of our existence, share and document our stories for collective healing! There will be story rooms, workshops a clothing swap, spiritual cleansing, tattoo and life coach consults, massage, acupuncture, reiki, tarot readings, vendors, a photo booth, food and more! 


(DAY 1) FRIDAY, March 30th Dinner at the ETHNIC CULTURAL CENTER
2:00 -5:00 pm Food, Healing Journey's Panel clothing swap and photoshoot *Unity Room 
5:30-7:30 pm Quincenerx 

(DAY 2) SATURDAY, March 31st 
12:00-4:00 at the WESTIN HOTEL (3rd Floor)

Story Gathering Rooms 
*We want to know your QTPOC Narrative! Share it through 
2:1 interview recordings, solitude room and art / writing
Healing Gathering Space
*Acupuncture by Mariko Fujita
*Mixed-Media Massage by Rafael/a Luna-Pizano
*Life Coaching Consult with Aimée Powell-Twagirumukiza 
*Handpoke Tattoo Consult with julz ilang-bulan 
*Tarot Readings by Genesis James
*Reiki by Tisha Satow 
*Cleansings by Alex Payan
and more! 
Workshops sessions:
Fabian Romero (Workshop 1)
Stacy Torres (Workshop 2) 

More accessibility info to come! 
*We cannot promise a complete scent-free space, but please come scent free to honor participants with chemical/scent sensitivities
*The Westin Hotel is ADA accessible, with accessible elevators 
*More information to follow about bathrooms. 
Please contact for any access needs.