Water is Life, Womxn Who Rock, Making Scenes, Building Communities

WWR 2017 Un-Conference
WWR 2017 Un-Conference
Water is Life, Womxn Who Rock, Making Scenes, Building Communities2017 (UN) Conference - Rise Up, Create, TransformSaturday, February 11th, Washington Hall, Seattle, WA

We gather together to organize in community around the theme of building ethical relationships between land, water, place and people. Inspired by the “Water is Life” movement, we are creating a space for dialogue across different organizing efforts and communities. Featuring a 30 min. musical by Gabriela Seattle, report back panel on Standing Rock & local organizing, skill-share workshops, children’s story circle, open mic, and t-shirt & button making, and mini-fandango/bombazo! See schedule below–we will update with new developments! Free and all ages!

3:00 Doors Open
 
3:30 WELCOME 
Blessing/music & dance  -w/ Patricia Allen & Guest, Seattle Women’s Steel Pan Project, & Hagucha Garinagu
 
4:00 PANEL REPORT BACK: Rise Up, Create, Transform: Standing Rock, No New Youth Jail, Sanctuary Cities, NWDC Resistance
 
5:00 SKILL SHARES (concurrent workshops)
 
AFRO-PUERTO RICAN BOMBA DANCE & BOMBA/JAROCHO RYTHM DIALOGUE
CHILDREN’S STORY CIRCLE 
WE ARE STILL HERE: STORIES OF PRESERVATION 
– w/ Jill Freidberg of Shelf Life Community Storytelling Project, Cynthia Brothers with #VanishingSeattle, Luzviminda Uzuri “Lulu” Carpenter with Bush Gardens Community Project and #LuluNation – QTPOC Bloc Archive Project and more.
SELF PRESERVATION FOR EVERYDAY OPPRESSION
ZINE-MAKING
IS YOUR KNOWLEDGE ON WIKIPEDIA?
SHIRT DECORATING & BUTTON MAKING
CHILDREN’S FACE PAINTING AND CRAFTS
COMMUNITY ALTAR/OFRENDA– bring something to share for the day
SELF-DEFENSE SKILLS
 
6:00 GABRIELA SEATTLE – Presents a Musical “Maalaala Mo Kaya? Isulong!” (Would you remember? Onward!) 30 minutes (http://www.gabrielaseattle.org/)
 
6:30 OPEN-MIC CYPHER featuring:
 
 
206 ZULU MALIKA EDITION
 
FANDANGO/BOMBAZO CLOSE

 

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