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Territorios de Libertad: Testimonios de la diáspora Afro

Territories of Freedom: Testimonies of the Afro Diaspora

I’m Not a Writer BUT… A Writing Workshop for Organizers, Activists and Movement-Builders

Queremos invitarte una vez más a conectarte con nuestras conversaciones comunitarias “MÁS Conversaciones para MÁS Orgullo”. Esta  4ta Serie la hemos titulado, Territorios de Libertad: Testimonios de la diáspora Afro. Serán   tres conversaciones donde protagonizarán las comunidades afro y resaltaremos su diversidad. Hablaremos de las distintas formas en las que, como descendientes de African@, hemos construido, buscado, mantenido y recuperado nuestra libertad. Nos enfocaremos también en territorios simbólicos distintos: Las mujeres Afro  y los procesos desracializadores, las alianzas Afro-Indígenas. El mundo espiritual, y el Afro Artivismo.

 

Nuestra primera conversación será el Sábado 16 de octubre de 3:00 pm a 5:00 pm PST 

 

Nos acompañarán como panelistas: 

 

Evelyne Laurent-Perrault, una  AfroVenezolana/Haitiana historiadora de la diáspora Afro 

 

Ana Gabriela Cano Ortiz  (Black Mama)  una artista  de Hip Hop AfroEcuatoriana.

 

Queremos dar las gracias a PeopleHub por el apoyo financiero y técnico que están proporcionando para la realización de esta serie de conversaciones . Como siempre decimos: “Somos más fuertes unidos que separados”. 

 

Este es un evento gratuito y abierto a toda la comunidad.

 

Te esperamos

 

 

English translation:

 

Once again we want to invite you to connect with our community conversations. “MÁS Conversaciones para MÁS Orgullo”.  We have titled this 4th Series, Territories of Freedom: Testimonies of the Afro Diaspora. There will be three conversations where the Afro communities will be the star and we will highlight our diversity. We will talk about the different ways in which, as African descendants , we have built, sought, maintained and regained our freedom. We will also focus on different symbolic territories: Afro women and deracializing processes, Afro-Indigenous alliances. The spiritual world, and Afro Artivism.

 

Our first conversation will be on Saturday October 16 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm PST

 

We will have as panelists:

 

Evelyne Laurent-Perrault, an Afro-Venezuelan / Haitian historian of the Afro diaspora

 

Ana Gabriela Cano Ortiz (Black Mama) an Afro-Ecuadorian Hip Hop artist. 

 

We want to thank PeopleHub for the financial and technical support they are providing for this series of conversations. 

 

As we always say: “We are stronger united than separated.”

 

This is a free event open to the entire community. The event will be facilitated in Spanish language, with English interpretation.

Moderator:

Milvia Pacheco, President of Movimiento Afrolatino Seattle (MÁS)

 

Guests:

Evelyne Laurent-Perrault, an Afro-Venezuelan / Haitian historian of the Afro diaspora

Ana Gabriela Cano Ortiz (Black Mama) an Afro-Ecuadorian Hip Hop artist.

Circle Length and Type:

 

2 hours per session

 

Connect as an individual

Dates/Times:

 

Saturdays:

 

October 16th, November 13th, December 11th

 

From 3-5pm PT/ 5-7pm CT/ 6-8pm ET

This Circle is ideal for:

 

African-diasporic Black people, immigrants, and those who relate to Blackness, and all Afro Latino/x/e community in the United States, and   everyone interested to know and connect with the African diasporic knowledge.

Outcomes:

 

Participants will come away with an understanding of how Latine/x/a women of the African diaspora have created territories of freedom in spaces where they have been racialized.


Participants will be in witness to conversation about Black territories of freedom and engage with one another about strategies for creating spaces of freedom throughout the African diaspora.

What do you do to prepare?

 

Please choose a location with a strong internet connection, where you are able to share and listen comfortably. You’ll need a laptop or desktop computer, with video and headphones.

Access:

 

This event will be facilitated in Spanish language. English interpreters and captioning will be available.

Cost:

 

This is a free event open to the entire community.

Ready to sign up?

Dustin Gibson

This conversation (Circle) is a project of Movimiento Afrolatino Seattle (MÁS) with financial and technical support from PeoplesHub.

The Movimiento Afrolatino Seattle (MÁS) activates and empowers communities through art, raising awareness about the history and cultural contributions of Latinos of African descent for social change and racial equity.

Dustin Gibson

Moderator:

Milvia Berenice Pacheco Salvatierra

Milvia Berenice Pacheco Salvatierra is an Afrolatina artist, performer, choreographer, bodyworker, poet, mother and Community Organizer. MÁS (Movimiento Afrolatino Seattle) is the platform where she is able to actualize and continue her empowerment work both as an artist and an organizer.

Dustin Gibson

Guests:

Evelyne Laurent-Perrault

Venezolana de nacimiento y crianza, de padres haitianos y venezolanos.  Es profesora en el departamento de historia de la Universidad de California, Santa Bárbara. Obtuvo su doctorado en el 2015, en la Universidad de Nueva York (NYU).  Está terminando su primer libro, tentativamente titulado Claiming Dignity: Black Women Political Imagination in Colonial Venezuela.

 

Dustin Gibson

Ana Gabriela Cano Ortiz (Black Mama)

An Afro-Ecuadorian Hip Hop artist.