Critical Whiteness, Racial Justice, Sexual & Gender Liberation, Participatory Action Research

                                           Activist/ Scholar/Therapist/ Community Work

Co-Squad Leader, 2016-present. Diversity Committee, Maple Street School, Brooklyn, NY. Co-facilitator, 12/4/16 Freedom Songs: Racial and Social Justice Post Election Potluck.

Member, 2015-present. Diversity and Equity Committee, Gestalt Center for Psychotherapy and Training, NYC.  Co-planner, 12/10/16 Post Election Community Discussion.

Co-trainer, 2015, Multicultural Counseling trainings. Gestalt Center for Psychotherapy and Training, NYC.

Co-Planner, 2011 Growing Up Policed: Surveilling Racialized Sexualities

Co-Planner, 2010-2011, Bodying in Queer Theory and Politics: Race and the Global Queer Body Seminar Series (Joint masterclass and lecture series). QUNY, Graduate Center of CUNY.

      • “Queer Imprisonments, Queer (In)justice.” 5/18/11. Joey L. Mogul and Andrea J. Ritchie
      • “Ashley X: Private Matters, Public Life.” 4/27/11. Lezlie Frye
      • “Fat, the First Lady, and Fighting the Politics of Health Science.” 2/25/11. Dr. Bianca Wilson
      • “The Time and Place of Violence: Love, Hate, Genocide, and Vitality in the Gentrifying Ghetto.” 11/30/10-12/1/10. Dr. Jin Haritaworn

Co-Founder and Co-Researcher, 2007-2010, Welfare Warriors Research Collaborative, Participatory Action Research Project of the Welfare Organizing Project, Queers for Economic Justice (now closed).

Member, since 2010, Public Science Project

Coordinator, 2006-2007. “Latino/a and Caribbean Psychology Speakers Series,” Social/Personality Psychology program of the Graduate Center of CUNY

Member, Race Traitor, 1998-2000. Anti-police brutality activism.

Support to Welfare Warriors, 1995-1996. Movement to preserve entitlement to public assistance.

                                           Public Writing

Co-author, 2010.  A Fabulous Attitude: Low Income LGBTGNC People Surviving and Thriving on Love, Shelter and Knowledge. Welfare Warriors Research Collaborative of Queers for Economic Justice. Data Supplement to A Fabulous Attitude.

Co-Editor and Contributor, 2003-2005, (website defunct)

Co-Author, 2000, “A Murder by the Police,” research pamphlet documenting police brutality. New York New Abolitionists.

                                           Community Education

White Supremacy, White Privilege, and Resistance. Workshop.

      • Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY, 9/05
      • LGBT Center, Breaking Walls Building Bridges Youth Conference, NY, NY., 10/03
      • United Methodist Seminars on National & International Affairs, United Nations, NY, NY., 2002-03

From Awareness to Action: Disengagement and Reorientation in Becoming White Allies. Presentation

      • New England Women’s Studies Association, Code Red Conference, U. Conn., Storrs, CT, 4/04
      • National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, Creating Change Conference, Miami, FL, 11/03

Supporting the Authentic Self: Gestalt Therapy with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People. 1/2 day workshop.

      • Gestalt Center for Psychotherapy and Training,  NY, NY., 2/04
      • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Community Center,  NY, NY., 12/02
      • Hunter College School of Social Work,  NY, NY., 11/02

Building an Anti-Racist Movement Conference-wide anti-racism workshops. Co-facilitator.

      • National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, Creating Change Conference, Miami, FL,11/03
      • National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, Creating Change Conference, Portland, OR, 11/02

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