Zakiya Harris

Resilient and Brilliant: "Coming Up Queer in the Bay"

Zakiya Harris

Talk: Resilient and Brilliant: "Coming Up Queer in the Bay"

Join us for a panel dialog with LGBTQ+ youth advocates and a local queer youth leader. In this talk we discuss ways to support local queer youth in navigating their experiences of race, oppression & empowerment in our communities, & ways we can be inclusive of diversity in our professional & everyday lives. Learn how to give back with the next generation of LGBTQ+ youth! Speakers: Pablo Rodriguez - Queer Youth Leader and Activist Panelists: Kate Calimquim - Larkin Street Youth Services' Castro Youth Housing Initiative Zakiya Harris - Hack the Hood Erik Martinez - Wellness Initiative, San Francisco Unified School District Stephanie Perron - Our Space LGBTQ Community Center Jocelyn "J-Wo" Wong - Artist, Activist & Youth Mentor

Zakiya Harris

Zakiya Harris is a Cultural Architect, Artist and Educator working at the intersections of entrepreneurship, 21st century education and creative transformation. Zakiya is a co-founder of nationally recognized projects Impact Hub Oakland, Grind for the Green, Hack The Hood, Earthseed Consulting, and a Fellow of Green For All and Bold Food.