If you’re in NYC, be sure to go to the Uptown Social Justice Story Share! It’s on Tuesday, Sept 22nd, 7:00-9:30pm at the Museum of Impact at Raw Space, 2031 Adam Clayton Powell Blvd between W 121st & 122nd Sts.
Honor Harlem’s continuing legacy of activism and swap tales with neighbors at “Uptown Social Justice Story Share.” This community storytelling event features true stories that are both uplifting and deeply grounded in place, exploring how social justice efforts can be strengthened in our tumultuous times.
Featuring stories from:
Petrushka Bazin Larsen, artist, educator and curator who is passionate about the power of the arts to be a catalyst for change
Tamika Mallory, nationally recognized organizer, strategist, social justice activist, and next-generation champion of the civil rights movement
Andrew J. Padilla, filmmaker, educator, and anti-displacement advocate who created the documentary “El Barrio Tours: Gentrification in East Harlem”
Nayantara Sen, first generation Bengali immigrant, activist, fiction writer, social and racial justice educator and trilingual storyteller
Julien A. Terrell, community organizer with Brotherhood/Sister Sol who is dedicated to fostering youth leadership and environmental justice
Plus a special performance of songs inspired by the Harlem Renaissance and Black Lives matter by hip hop artist So Soon
Share your own stories and ideas in a participatory story circle!