A space to learn about the ecological crisis from a racial justice lens and to experiment with cultural solutions. Come and be inspired to integrate climate and environmental issues into your creative practice, platform, and social media.
Favianna Rodriguez is the Executive Director and Cultural Strategist at Culture Strike. She is a transnational interdisciplinary artist and cultural organizer on a mission to create profound and lasting social change in the world. Favianna lectures globally on the power of art, cultural organizing and technology to inspire social change,
Executive Director, Cultural Strategist Culture Strike
Layel Camargo (pgp: They/Them/Theirs) an indigenous descendant of the Yaqui and Mayo tribes from the Sonoran Desert. Layel a gender non conforming person, graduated from the University of California, Santa Cruz. Layel has been involved with performance art in both theater and film since 2008, and has most recently began directing short video. They're the Impact Producer for the webseries ‘The North Pole Show’ season two. At the Center for Cultural Power they bring their passion for advocacy of artists of color & frontline communities as well as for the environment.
Climate Justice Project Manager
Terisa Siagatonu is an award-winning touring poet, speaker, educator and community organizer born and rooted in the Bay Area. Her voice in the poetry world as a queer Sāmoan woman has granted her opportunities to perform in places such as the White House (Obama administration), the UN Conference on Climate Change in Paris, the Asia Pacific Triennial in Brisbane, Australia, and the 2019 SF Women's March. One of the most memorable moments in her career was receiving President Obama's Champion of Change Award for her activism as a poet/organizer in her Pacific Islander community.
Terisa Tinei Siagatonu
Kendrick Sampson is an actor and activist from Houston known for onscreen roles in Vampire Diaries, How to Get Away with Murder, and, most recently, HBO’s Insecure. Offscreen, Kendrick‘s radical and unapologetic approach to activism led him to co-create BLD PWR (“build power”), a nonprofit initiative to build a community of freedom fighters within the entertainment industry to liberate oppressed and vulnerable communities.
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