Black Lives Matter + the LGBTQI Community: INFORUM + SFPride
Alicia Garza, Co-Founder, Black Lives Matter; Special Projects Director, National Domestic Workers Alliance; Activist; Writer; Community Grand Marshal [Organization] of San Francisco Pride 2016, As Part of Black Lives Matter
Darnell Moore, Senior Correspondent, Mic; Co-Managing/Editor; The Feminist Wire; Writer-in-residence, Center on African American Religion, Sexual Politics and Social Justice at Columbia University
Aria Sa'id, Programs Director, St. James Infirmary (a peer-based occupational health and safety clinic for sex workers and their families in San Francisco); Formerly Worked with the Center for Excellence for Transgender Health, UCSF Department of Medicine
Barbara Smith, Black Feminist Author (Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around) and Activist; Co-Founder, the Combahee River Collective; Co-Founder, Kitchen Table: Women of Color Press; Special Community Projects Coordinator/Equity Agenda for the City of Albany, New York—Moderator
Come celebrate San Francisco Pride Month with INFORUM! Join INFORUM and SF Pride for a celebration of San Francisco's LGBTQI history and a powerful discussion about the work still needing to be done to ensure equal rights and racial and economic justice (this year's SF Pride theme!) for all, focused on the Black Lives Matter movement. Advocates and spokespeople will discuss their experiences convening diverse allies and communities, and will share their unique insights into the successes they’ve achieved and the challenges they still face in ensuring justice for all.