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Marc Wood Pierre

Marc Wood Pierre was born in Port-au-Prince, the capital of Haiti. He is a Christian believer, a lawyer and a teacher. He was married and has lost his wife during the earthquake that devastated Haiti in January 2010. During the
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Ismael García Colón

Ismael García Colón is Associate Professor of Anthropology at the College of Staten Island and The Graduate Center, City University of New York. He is a historical and political anthropologist with interests in political economy, oral history, migration, farm labor,
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Mike Legaspi

Mike Legaspi is a Filipino-American activist and organizer for Migrante New York and BAYAN-USA. Having been a youth organizer in the past, Mike has developed a perspective that education must be culturally relevant, anti-colonial, and anti-imperialist. As a member of
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Yordanos Goitom

Yordanos Goitom was born in Eritrea. As a child, she witnessed the impact that civil war (militarism) had on her family. The civil war tore her family in terms of mortality, having to immigrate to unknown countries as a refugee,
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Melanie Thompson

Melanie Thompson is a speaker, activist, and leader in the global fight to end sex trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation. Trafficked in New York at the age of 12, arrested for prostitution a few years later, and placed in the
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Areerat (Aree) Worawongwasu

Areerat (Aree) Worawongwasu is a community organizer, cultural worker, and educator. Her work in grounded in the grassroots, using research to serve movement work, and leveraging resources of the academia to redistribute to local working-class communities of color. Aree organizes
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Marie Ty

Marie Ty is a union organizer and will share her transnational perspectives on women and work, women and labor during the second session of the Summer School of Women’s Activism. Her work in the movement is expansive and we continue
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Ninotchka Rosca

Ninotchka Rosca is a transnational Filipina. She has authored seven books: two novels, two short story collections, three non-fiction. Her by-line has appeared in publications all over the world. She is also an organizer and an advocate for human and
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