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Conversation Cafe: Speak your Mind - Even if Your Voice Shakes with Kathryn La Barre

Event Type
Conference/Workshop
Sponsor
Diversity & Social Justice Education
Location
Zoom
Virtual
wifi event
Date
Mar 5, 2021   12:00 - 1:00 pm  
Speaker
Kathryn La Barre
Cost
Free
Registration
Registration
Contact
Teryl Brewster
E-Mail
tbrewste@illinois.edu
Phone
217-244-0200
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21
Originating Calendar
Diversity & Social Justice Education

We've all been seeking this quote invoked and attributed to Ruth Bader Ginsberg. The source for this quote is Maggie Kuhn, founder of the Gray Panthers.  The whole quote encapsulates many levels of privilege and power:  “Leave safety behind. Put your body on the line. Stand before the people you fear and speak your mind – even if your voice shakes. When you least expect it, someone may actually listen to what you have to say. Well-aimed slingshots can topple giants. And do your homework.” I'll speak to this quote which grounds my work, and to the sources I draw on for my activism, chiefly Adrienne Maree Brown. 

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