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Saturday, October 24 • 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Write Now! SF Bay presents "Stand Up and Be Counted."

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Essential workers of color meet unprecedented times with poetry and prose arising from compassionate action.


Speakers
avatar for Shizue Seigel

Shizue Seigel

Shizue Seigel supports San Francisco Bay Area writers and artists of color through Write Now! SF Bays writing workshops, events and anthologies (www.writenowsf.com). Her books include Civil Liberties United, Endangered Species, Enduring Values, Standing Strong! Fillmore & Japantown... Read More →
avatar for Dr. Sririam Shamasunder

Dr. Sririam Shamasunder

Co-founder, UCSF HEAL
Sriram Shamasunder is a doctor/poet who started writing poetry during college at UC Berkeley where he studied and taught with June Jordan’s Poetry for the People. He is an Associate Professor of Medicine at University of California, San Francisco, and co-founder of the HEAL Initiative... Read More →
avatar for André Le Mont Wilson

André Le Mont Wilson

Andre Le Mont Wilson teaches storytelling to adults with disabilities in the San Francisco Bay Area and is a member of the Storytelling Association of California. His writings on race and queerness were published in sPARKLE & bLINK, Rattle, and The Sun, and anthologized in Civil Liberties... Read More →
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Kevin Madrigal

Founder, Farming Hope
Yo! My name is Kevin, and I'm a decolonizer of food, art, and health. I'm a Chicano first-generation child of inmigrantes Mexicanos from Sur San Francisco. In 2016, I founded Farming Hope in San Francisco to provide employment opportunities in food for folks experiencing homelessness... Read More →
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Tehmina Khan

English Instructor, City College of San Francisco
 Daughter of Indian immigrant scientists, Tehmina Khan is a  community-based poet who has lived in San Francisco for twenty-five years.  She has spent her entire adult life teaching, writing, mothering, and resisting. Her work has appeared in multiple journals and anthologies including... Read More →


Saturday October 24, 2020 7:00pm - 7:30pm PDT
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