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Intersectionality with Ericka Hart: A Crash Course

When: December 03, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: 140 Clarendon Street, Boston, MA
Ages allowed: 18+
Cost: $15.00
Intersectionality with Ericka Hart: A Crash Course

Over the last 25 years, intersectionality has emerged as an analytic and organizing tool embraced by grassroots activists to forge social change. With increased mainstream popularity of the term, intersectionality has often been reduced to the seminal buzzword of our time. What is “Intersectionality”? What does it mean to be “Intersectional”?

The Boston Women’s Fund is pleased to present a crash course led by renowned educator Ericka Hart, M. Ed. In this workshop participants will have the opportunity to learn what the term coined by Dr, Kimberle W. Crenshaw means and how they can apply this critical framework to their professional and personal lives.

About Ericka Hart:   Ericka Hart is a Black Queer Femme activist, writer, highly acclaimed speaker and award-winning sexuality educator with a Master’s of Education in Human Sexuality from Widener University. Ericka’s work broke ground when she went topless showing her double mastectomy scars at Afropunk Fest 2016. Since then, she has spoken at colleges and universities across the country, been featured in countless digital and print publications including Essence, Buzzfeed, Huffington Post, Cosmopolitan, Refinery 29, and has a running PSA on Viceland. Their preferred pronouns are She/They.

About the Boston Women’s Fund:    The Boston Women’s Fund (BWF) is a progressive foundation that supports community-based organizations and grassroots initiatives run by women and girls in order to create a society based on racial, economic and social justice. We strive for a world free of racism, poverty, sexism and other oppressions.