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Dean Spade - Mutual Aid: Survival and Resistance in Times of Disaster

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oct 13

Wed, Oct 13 2021, 5PM - 6:30PM

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Dean Spade

Organized by

Cindy Bello, Adjunct II Professor, History of Art and Visual Culture Program

Event description

Dean Spade has been working to build queer and trans liberation based in racial and economic justice for the past two decades. He’s the author of Normal Life: Administrative Violence, Critical Trans Politics, and the Limits of Law, the director of the documentary “Pinkwashing Exposed: Seattle Fights Back!,” and the creator of the mutual aid toolkit at His latest book, Mutual Aid: Building Solidarity During This Crisis (and the Next), was published by Verso Press in October 2020.

This event is co-presented by CCA@CCA and the Visual & Critical Studies Forum | 2021/2022 Series. It is funded in part by an endowment gift to support The Deborah and Kenneth Novack Creative Citizens Series at CCA, an annual series of public programs focused on creative activism. The 2021–2022 Creative Citizens Series will focus on four pillars of the Communal Flower, a model for understanding communality in the ancient philosophy and daily practice of various Indigenous nations in southern Mexico: landcommunal responsibilityassembly and joy. This event explores the pillar communal responsibility.

Entry details

Free and open to the public