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Embracing Intersectional Diversity Launch Party

August 27th, 2008     by Jessica Yee     Comments

I have the pleasure and privilege of being part of this amazing project, and I encourage you all to come out and have your senses disrupted at the launch party, tomorrow night!

Tomee Sojourner’s Embracing Intersectional Diversity Project explores living expressions of intersecting identities through the visual ‘essence’ of marginalized workers, activists, students, and community members. The EID Project aims to open spaces for critical intervention/disruption and dialogue around what we ‘see’ and understand about intersectional identities, and the underlying assumptions that surface in our multicultural framework where difference is acknowledged, and mainstream representations of diversity still compartmentalize people into immutable ethno-cultural identities.

Join Tomee Sojourner and the Embracing Intersectional Diversity Project Crew as they launch Phase I- 2009 Calendar and Posters.

Date: Thursday, 28 August 2008 Time: 7:30 p.m. until the last dancer out! Venue: Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander St, Toronto

MCs: The Fabulous Ryan G. Hinds and the Very Sassy Liz Ha DJs: Nik Red, Rose from LAL, San Fran Special Guests: LAL, d’bi young, Troy Jackson

This party is all about your senses—tummy teasers, silent auction…

Tummy teasers will be supplied by Front Door Organics Inc.

Tickets: Advance $15 (sliding scale available) Door: $20 (sliding scale) Tickets on sale on August 5th @ the Toronto Women’s Bookstore, 73 Harbord St (416) 922-8744

Calendars and Posters will be on sale.

Note: All Ages Event. Licenced event and ID required.

EID Project Sponsors: Sojourner Diversity Consultants, Anne de Haas Photography, OPSEU Provincial Young Workers Committee, OPSEU Provincial Human Rights Committee, Hamilton District Labour Council, The Centre for Women and Trans People-York University, Toronto Newsgirls Boxing Club, Front Door Organics Inc, and individual supporters.

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