Join us for an exploration of the role solidarity plays in society, the process of building trust, and how connections can inspire the mutual well-being of all. Panelists will share their personal experiences with solidarity and its impact on their work in social justice advocacy.
Wine reception begins at 5:30 p.m. followed by the panel discussion at 6 p.m.
David Acosta is a multi-talented artist, poet, director, and curator. He is also the founder of Galaei, a Queer and Trans, Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (QTBIPOC) radical social justice organization.
José Ortiz-Pagán is the creative force behind Umbral on view at the Berman Museum. Originally from Puerto Rico, Ortiz-Pagán has a deep passion for community-based art projects and public art. Much of his practice focuses on the power of ritual and community.
Blanca Pacheco is a community organizer with over 15 years of experience organizing with immigrant communities in Philadelphia. She is currently the co-director of New Sanctuary Movement, an interfaith immigrant justice organization that she helped found.