WE CAN’T POLICE OUR WAY OUT OF THE PANDEMIC

WE CAN’T POLICE OUR WAY OUT OF THE PANDEMIC

*an ongoing dialogue

Saturday April 18, 1-3pm Eastern Standard Time (Toronto/Montreal time)

For registration and login details, send an email to policingthepandemic@gmail.com with a brief sentence about who you are and why are you interested in participating.

Featuring:

Harsha Walia, is the Executive Director of the B.C. Civil Liberties Association, and a long time organizer in Vancouver with No One Is Illegal, Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre, Vancouver’s annual Women’s Memorial March, Indigenous-land initiatives, and movements that advocate feminism, fight racism, and oppose modern capitalism.

Gary Kinsman, longtime queer liberation, AIDS, anti-oppression and anti-capitalist activist. He is a member of the AIDS Activist History Project, and the No Pride in Policing Coalition, the co-author of The Canadian War on Queers: National Security as Sexual Regulation (2010), and author of The Regulation of Desire: Homo and Hetero Sexualities (1996), among others.

OmiSoore Dryden, is the James R. Johnston Chair in Black Canadian Studies, Faculty of Medicine, and Associate Professor in the Department of Community Health & Epidemiology, Dalhousie University. Her research is situated in Black studies, Black queer diasporic analytics and Black Health Equity.

Estelle Davis, is the director of Action Santé Travesti(e)s et Transsexuel(le)s du Québec (ASTT(e)Q) and organizer of taking What We Need, an informal community group dedicated to helping low income transwomen get what they need through discretionary funding.

* here is a link to the previous conversation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j6s_FZu9F1s&feature=youtu.be

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