Leadership and Civic Engagement

Organizing in the Queer South

by Sarah Nichols on Jul 27, 2018

Last week, as a part of our #FacebookLiveFridays series, we sat down with Mahkia Greene to discuss organizing in the queer south.

You might recognize Mahkia from our Seen and Heard project: she was the talented filmmaker who created the Seen and Heard documentary for us. She is also an educator at Indie Grits Labs, where she teaches TakeBreakMake, an afterschool program dedicated to teaching media production to queer youth in the southeast.

We had some technical difficulties at the beginning of our broadcast, but you can watch the video here:

You might know Mahkia Greene from her recent work on the Seen and Heard project, or as an educator with Nickelodeon Theatre and Indie Grits Labs. She's talking to us LIVE now about organizing in the queer south. Comment with your questions, or a 🌈 if you're watching!Megan's pronouns: she/her/hersMahkia's pronouns: she/they#SCWREN #FacebookLiveFridays

Posted by Women's Rights and Empowerment Network- WREN on Friday, July 20, 2018

Here are a few important takeaways that Mahkia talked to us about:

Tips for creating inclusive and brave spaces?

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