Followed by a discussion with Ariel Hart
This event focuses on the innovative historical and ongoing care practices and visions for justice that Black women have developed to confront institutionalized reproductive racial violence. Kimberly Durdin will be joined in discussion by UCLA doctoral student Ariel Hart. Q&A to follow.
Kimberly Durdin is a leading figure in the reproductive justice movement. A lactation consultant, childbirth educator and doula, in 2018 she and business partner Allegra Hill, opened Kindred Space LA, a birth, lactation and education space. They are co-founders of the Birthing People Foundation, a non-profit established to train birth workers of color.
Ariel Hart is a graduate student in the joint MD/Sociology doctoral program at UCLA. Her areas of expertise include medical Sociology, race and ethnicity, social movements; critical race theory, gender and sexuality, and Black Feminist Thought.
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Date: Monday, February 10, 2020
Time: 4 PM
Location: 306 Royce Hall