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WGS presents An Evening with Shay Stewart-Bouley
An Evening with Shay Stewart-Bouley: Social Justice in the Post-Trump Era
The Women and Gender Studies (WGS) Program invites you to join us for An Evening with Shay Stewart-Bouley. Shay works as an anti-racist speaker for education and empowerment in the state of Maine and nationally, and has a regular write-up on the Black Girl in Maine blog. This talk will broadly touch on the intersection of her anti-racism work and provide guidance to the USM and broader community on how to take anti-racism work forward in our personal and professional realms.
5:30 pm – 6:00 pm – Community Networking
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm – Lecture
7:00 pm – 7:30 pm – Question & Answer with Shay Stewart-Bouley
Social Justice in the Post-Trump Era: How do we move forward? How do we build equitable, free and accountable communities, starting with our own circle of influence? Shay Stewart-Bouley will answer these critical questions in her keynote address, as she discusses why it is critical we organize within our own communities in the post-Trump era.
About Shay Stewart-Bouley
Shay Stewart-Bouley serves as the Executive Director of Community Change Inc., an organization that organizes and educates for racial equity with a specific focus on working with white people. Since 2008, Shay has been blogging (frequently on matters of social justice and systemic racism) through her popular Black Girl In Maine website. In 2011, she won the New England Press Association Award for her writing on race and diversity for the Portland Phoenix. A graduate of DePaul University and Antioch University New England, Shay currently works in Boston, but resides in Maine.
Please join us for this event! Registration is free with an optional donation to support the Friends of Women and Gender Studies Fund.