2017 Womxn Who Rock (un)Conference: Water is Life

Saturday, February 11, 2017!

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You are invited to the 7th Annual Womxn Who Rock: Water is Life Unconference, Saturday, February 11, 2017!
We gather together to organize in community around the theme of building ethical relationships between land, water, place and people. Inspired by the “Water is Life” movement, we are creating a space for dialogue across different organizing efforts and communities. Featuring a 30 min. musical by Gabriela Seattle, report back panel on Standing Rock & local organizing, skill-share workshops, children’s story circle, open mic, and t-shirt & button making, and mini-fandango/bombazo! See schedule below–we will update with new developments! Free and all ages!
WHEN: February 11, 2017(Sat.)
WHERE: Washington Hall. 153 14th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122
Volunteers needed for the day of event. Sign up @ womxnwhorockproject@gmail
ALL DAY 
HIDMO CYPHER CAFE will have coffee, tea, snacks, and beverages.
COMMUNITY OFRENDA/ALTAR all day
TIENDITA (pop up market – bring cash!)
ACTIVITY FLOW
 
3:00Doors Open
3:30WELCOME 
Blessing/music & dance  -w/ Patricia Allen & Guest, Seattle Women’s Steel Pan Project, & Hagucha Garinagu
4:00PANEL REPORT BACK: Rise Up, Create, Transform:Standing Rock, No New Youth Jail, Sanctuary Cities, NWDC Resistance
5:00SKILL SHARES (concurrent workshops)
 
AFRO-PUERTO RICAN BOMBA DANCE & BOMBA/JAROCHO RYTHM DIALOGUE
CHILDREN’S STORY CIRCLE
WE ARE STILL HERE: STORIES OF PRESERVATION 
– w/ Jill Freidberg of Shelf Life Community Storytelling Project, Cynthia Brothers with #VanishingSeattle, Luzviminda Uzuri “Lulu” Carpenter with Bush Gardens Community Project and #LuluNation– QTPOC Bloc Archive Project and more.
SELF PRESERVATION FOR EVERYDAY OPPRESSION
ZINE-MAKING
IS YOUR KNOWLEDGE ON WIKIPEDIA?
SHIRT DECORATING & BUTTON MAKING
CHILDREN’S FACE PAINTING AND CRAFTS
COMMUNITY ALTAR/OFRENDA– bring something to share for the day
SELF-DEFENSE SKILLS
6:00GABRIELA SEATTLE – Presents a Musical“Maalaala Mo Kaya? Isulong!” (Would you remember? Onward!) 30 minutes (http://www.gabrielaseattle.org/)
6:30OPEN-MIC CYPHERfeaturing:
206 ZULU MALIKA EDITION
FANDANGO/BOMBAZO CLOSE

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This SUNDAY February 5, 2017 @ 4pm

Womxn Who Rock Planning Meeting

This is our final meeting before the Unconferene!  Please join us if you are interested in helping out or volunteering the day fo the unconference.  We are seeking a social media volunteer and button maker station volunteer. Email womxnwhorock@gmail.com to sign up. Thanks!

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Schedule so far!

You are invited to the 7th Annual Womxn Who Rock: Water is Life Unconference, Saturday, February 11, 2017!
We gather together to organize in community around the theme of building ethical relationships between land, water, place and people. Inspired by the “Water is Life” movement, we are creating a space for dialogue across different organizing efforts and communities. Featuring a 30 min. musical by Gabriela Seattle, report back panel on Standing Rock & local organizing, skill-share workshops, children’s story circle, open mic, and t-shirt & button making, and mini-fandango/bomazo! See schedule below–we will update with new developments! Free and all ages!
WHEN: February 11, 2017(Sat.)
WHERE: Washington Hall. 153 14th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122
Volunteers needed for the day of event. Sign up @ womxnwhorockproject@gmail
HIDMO CYPHER CAFE will have coffee, tea, snacks, and beverages.
COMMUNITY OFRENDA/ALTAR all day
TIENDITA (pop up market – bring cash!)
ACTIVITY FLOW
 
3:00Doors Open
3:30WELCOME 
Blessing/music & dance  -w/ Patricia Allen & Guest, Seattle Women’s Steel Pan Project, & Hagucha Garinagu
4:00PANEL REPORT BACK: Rise Up, Create, Transform:Standing Rock, No New Youth Jail, Sanctuary Cities, NWDC Resistance
5:00SKILL SHARES (concurrent workshops)
 
AFRO-PUERTO RICAN BOMBA DANCE & BOMBA/JAROCHO RYTHM DIALOGUE
CHILDREN’S STORY CIRCLE
WE ARE STILL HERE: STORIES OF PRESERVATION 
– w/ Jill Freidberg of Shelf Life Community Storytelling Project, Cynthia Brothers with #VanishingSeattle, Luzviminda Uzuri “Lulu” Carpenter with Bush Gardens Community Project and #LuluNation– QTPOC Bloc Archive Project and more.
SELF PRESERVATION FOR EVERYDAY OPPRESSION
ZINE-MAKING
IS YOUR KNOWLEDGE ON WIKIPEDIA?
SHIRT DECORATING & BUTTON MAKING
CHILDREN’S FACE PAINTING AND CRAFTS
COMMUNITY ALTAR/OFRENDA
SELF-DEFENSE SKILLS
6:00GABRIELA SEATTLE – Presents a Musical“Maalaala Mo Kaya? Isulong!” (Would you remember? Onward!) 30 minutes (http://www.gabrielaseattle.org/)
6:30OPEN-MIC CYPHERfeaturing:
206 ZULU MALIKA EDITION
FANDANGO/BOMBAZO CLOSE

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This SUNDAY January 8, 2017 @ 4pm

Womxn Who Rock Brainstorm Gathering!

We invite past organizers, participants, attendees and those new to Women Who Rock to a brainstorm gathering this Sunday January 8 @ 4pm, Washington Hall (153 14th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122).

Since we don’t have a long lead time, this year’s gathering on Feb. 11 will be scaled-back. Please come and share your ideas about what you’d like to be included for WWR 2017 and how you’d like to be involved. Please spread the word about this Sunday gathering.

If you can’t make the meeting but have ideas you’d like to share or if you’d like to be connected in some way, please send a message to womenwhorockproject@gmail.com with “women who rock volunteer” in subject line.

SEE MESSAGE BELOW FOR VOLUNTEER INTERN INFO!

SAVE THE DATE!

Women Who Rock: Making Scenes, Building Communities 2017  Gathering

 “Water is Life”

FEBRUARY  11th (Saturday)

 Free and All Ages!

Community ofrenda/altar, Standing Rock report back, ritmo/rhythm percussive dance work workshop, open-mic, music, dialogues, and more!

Time and Location To Be Announced

Dear friends, we had not planned on doing Women Who Rock this year, but we decided that now is the time to be in community more than ever! We need something to look forward too.  We usually plan for 9 months, but we felt the urgency to get together despite not planning, to connect, have dance workshops and have fun! But because we don’t have much lead time we are

SEEKING VOLUNTEER INTERNS–the help with setting up chairs, etc, working on website, helping make buttons, etc.

If you’d like to volunteer in any way send a message to womenwhorockproject@gmail.com with “women who rock volunteer” in subject line. Thanks!

CLICK BELOW FOR VOLUNTEER INTERN INFO:

 https://docs.google.com/document/d/1jxflZUpOSo7h47LyWpx2Q1VjP5SqXzeG4020wSigW3Q/edit#heading=h.mjpwt4gzsohm
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This SUNDAY Dec. 18 @ 3:30pm

Womxn Who Rock Brainstorm Gathering!

We invite past organizers, participants, attendees and those new to Women Who Rock to a brainstorm gathering this Sunday Dec. 18 @ 3:30, Washington Hall (153 14th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122).

Since we don’t have a long lead time, this year’s gathering on Feb. 11 will be scaled-back. Please come and share your ideas about what you’d like to be included for WWR 2017 and how you’d like to be involved. Please spread the word about this Sunday gathering.

If you can’t make the meeting but have ideas you’d like to share or if you’d like to be connected in some way, please send a message to womenwhorockproject@gmail.com with “women who rock volunteer” in subject line.

SEE MESSAGE BELOW FOR VOLUNTEER INTERN INFO!

SAVE THE DATE!

Women Who Rock: Making Scenes, Building Communities 2017  Gathering

 “Water is Life”

FEBRUARY  11th (Saturday)

 Free and All Ages!

Community ofrenda/altar, Standing Rock report back, ritmo/rhythm percussive dance work workshop, open-mic, music, dialogues, and more!

Time and Location To Be Announced

Dear friends, we had not planned on doing Women Who Rock this year, but we decided that now is the time to be in community more than ever! We need something to look forward too.  We usually plan for 9 months, but we felt the urgency to get together despite not planning, to connect, have dance workshops and have fun! But because we don’t have much lead time we are

SEEKING VOLUNTEER INTERNS–the help with setting up chairs, etc, working on website, helping make buttons, etc.

If you’d like to volunteer in any way send a message to womenwhorockproject@gmail.com with “women who rock volunteer” in subject line. Thanks!

CLICK BELOW FOR VOLUNTEER INTERN INFO:

 https://docs.google.com/document/d/1jxflZUpOSo7h47LyWpx2Q1VjP5SqXzeG4020wSigW3Q/edit#heading=h.mjpwt4gzsohm

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