We The Future:
Young Leaders of Social Change

October 3, 2019 – May 23, 2020

Events & Programs

Demanding Intersectionality in Disability Justice Movements

Thursday, December 12 | 5:30 pm

Join Lydia X. Z. Brown in conversation with local leaders on disability justice in the movement for racial justice. Lydia is a community organizer, writer, speaker, educator, attorney, and advocate for disability justice. They work to disrupt and end all forms of systemic and interpersonal violence targeting disabled people at the margins of the margins. Co-hosted with exhibit partner Amplifier. Free.

PANELISTS:
ChrisTiana ObeySumner is a Black and Indigenous, Queer, and Multiply disabled person. They are a DEI and Intersectional Disability advocate and consultant and founded Epiphanies of Equity LLC and The Eleanor Elizabeth Institute for Black Empowerment.
 
NEVE is a choreographer, writer, composer, and multidisciplinary performance artist based in Duwamish and other Unceded Coast Salish Territories.
 
Seema Bahl is a faculty member in the Sociology Department at Bellevue College focusing in the areas of gender, race, feminism, and disability.
 
Shain A. M. Neumeier is an autistic activist for disability, youth, and queer justice and liberation. They are a solo attorney in Western Massachusetts whose practice focuses on disability and transgender law.

Youth-Led Gallery Discussion

Saturday, January 11 | 1 pm

Participate in a youth-led dialogue exploring how young people are creating change in their communities, and discover local connections to the social movements represented in the exhibit “We the Future.” Ideal for young people and adults.

Youth-Led Gallery Discussion

Saturday, January 18 | 1 pm

Participate in a youth-led dialogue exploring how young people
are creating change in their communities, and discover
local connections to the social movements represented in the exhibit “We
the Future.” Ideal for young people and adults.

Empowering Refugee Students: How We Can Help

Thursday, January 23 | 4:00 pm

The World Affairs Council and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center host an educator workshop examining the themes and issues highlighted in the “We the Future” exhibit. Receive three FREE clock hours and curriculum resource guide.

Youth-Led Gallery Discussion

Saturday, February 8 | 1 pm

Participate in a youth-led dialogue exploring how young people are creating change in their communities, and discover local connections to the social movements represented in the exhibit “We the Future.” Ideal for young people and adults.

Youth-Led Gallery Discussion

Saturday, February 15 | 1 pm

Participate in a youth-led dialogue exploring how young people are creating change in their communities, and discover local connections to the social movements represented in the exhibit “We the Future.” Ideal for young people and adults.

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