Wednesday Night Live: Lourdes Ashley Hunter

February 24, 2016 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: 
RCAH Theater
362 Bogue Street, Snyder-Phillips Hall, Terrace Level
East Lansing, MI
United States

At 7 p.m. on Wednesday, February 24, 2016, the RCAH and Greater Lansing communities are invited to join the college in welcoming Lourdes Ashley Hunter to Wednesday Night Live in the RCAH Theater.

Healer, orator and academic, Lourdes Ashley Hunter has served as a transformative thought leader and change agent for grass-roots initiatives that impact the socio-economic growth and leadership development of communities disproportionately impacted by state sanctioned violence for over 20 years.  Lourdes’ research, curriculum development, global organizing and activism centers healing restoration in social justice change.  Lourdes earned a Bachelor degree in Social Theory, Structure and Change with concentrations in Race, Class and Gender Studies from SUNY: Empire State College and an Executive Master of Public Administration from Rutgers University School of Public Affairs and Administration. Lourdes has traveled the country and globe leading transformative conversations that expand the narrative of state sanctioned violence to one that is nuanced and intersectional. Originally from Detroit, Michigan, Lourdes is currently based in Washington D.C., is the co-founder and National Director of Trans Women of Color Collective (TWOCC) and the Chief Operations Officer of Casa Ruby LGBT Center based in Washington D.C.

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