RiseOut Fellowship Final Presentations
Join us for a reception and celebration of all that this year’s RiseOut Activist-in-Residence Fellows have achieved! The event will feature a presentation and Q&A with 2022 Fellows Jodi Nicole and Marwa Eltahir.
The RiseOut Activist-in-Residence Fellowship intentionally supports Black LGBTQ+ New Yorkers by investing in their visions for transforming social and economic conditions, and advancing equity and opportunity for the LGBTQ+ community in New York.
Thursday, November 17, 2022
6-8 p.m. ET
6:30 p.m. – Reception with refreshments
7 p.m. – Presentations and Q&A
Born in Jamaica and bred in New York, Jodi Nicole (they/them) is a cultural organizer and visual storyteller. Their fellowship project will focus on the creation of a chapbook entitled From the Frontlines, which will feature photographs from various demonstrations, marches, and rallies alongside stirring benedictions.
Marwa Eltahir (she/her) is a Sudanese-American writer, organizer, and producer who explores stories of movement across Black social and political identities. Marwa’s fellowship project will present a series of events titled “Our Political Home,” connecting local Black African LGBTQ+ and GNC communities through story-sharing.