Group 13 Women Who Rock Live Blog #2

The conference just moved to a separate room together. The speaker is introducing the different panelists of the conference. Each have a unique background, such as growing up in Ghana and exploring art scenes from Mexico. The organization “Artist Coalition for Equitable Development” is all about fostering the soul in the community of the city. They are talking about what it means to make space more inclusive in Seattle. The general trend is that Seattle is shifting from a “neighborhoody” city to a more money-driven city. They said it’s important to confront the lawmakers directly in order to make a change, even if its is uncomfortable. Ana Cano aka “Black Mama” is giving her experience of the same phenomenon happening in Ecuador. She is driving home the point that everybody must come together to fight to make a change.

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