Public Speaking

“A celebrated social justice activist, critical thought leader and grassroots organizer…”


Upcoming Speaking Engagements

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2021

Presenter, “La Identidad se Vive: Soy Huachichil” (“Identity is Lived: I Am Huachichil”), H. Ayuntamiento de San Luis Potosi, sanluis.gob.mx | Virtual Event via Zoom

2019

Presenter, “Indigenizing Spaces: Rematriating Leadership & Land,” American Indian Student Center; Women Gender & Sexuality Studies; School of Communication & Journalism; School of American and Global Studies; College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences; Wokini Initiative | South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota

Presenter and Panelist, “The International Indigenous Missing and Indigenous Women #MMIW & #MeToo Epidemics” workshop at Indigenous Peoples Movement Conference themed “Eliminating The Borders For A New World” | Talento Bilingue the Houston, Houston, Texas

Speaker, “Protest Trump’s Fake Emergency!” CNY Solidarity Coalition, Syracuse Peace Council, Workers’ Center of CNY, Syracuse Immigrant and Refugee Defense Network | James M. Hanley Federal Building, Syracuse, New York

2018

Presenter, “World Human Rights Day: Finding Voice, Equal before the law?” League of Women Voters of Steuben County, Elmira Poor People’s Campaign, Mothers Out Front NY – Southern Tier | Corning, New York

Panelist, “Vigil Against Violence at the Border,” American Indian Law Alliance, Syracuse Peace Council, The New York Immigration Coalition, Workers’ Center of CNY, International Socialist Organization-Syracuse, Neighbors of the Onondaga Nation, Indigenous Values Initiative, Syracuse Immigrant and Refugee Defense Network | Skä•noñh – Great Law of Peace Center, Syracuse, New York

Co-Presenter, “Rematriation,” Indigenous Students at Syracuse University, Office of
Multicultural Affairs | Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York

Panelist, “Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women,” Elmira College Empowering
Relationships Project | Elmira College, Elmira, New York

Co-Presenter, “Indigenous Women Embodying Healing, Resistance & Resilience,” Native American Studies 300–Sacred Sites and Indigenous Peoples | Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York

Panelist, “An Open Conversation with Haudenosaunee Women,” I Am A Superwoman | Women’s Rights National Historical Park, Seneca Falls, New York

Presenter, Discussion on the Undocumented Experience and Discriminatory Policing Culture, Real Talk, Office of Multicultural Affairs | Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York

Co-Host, “Immigrant Women Creating Sanctuary in Central NY,” Workers’ Center of CNY, Brown Mujeres Media | Syracuse Center for Peace and Social Justice, Syracuse, New York

2017

Panelist, “The Precarity of Inclusion & (Be)Longing: The Experiences of Immigrant, Refugee, and Asylum-Seeking Youth in Schools,” The Douglas Biklen Landscape of Urban Education Lecture Series, School of Education | Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York

Speaker, “Rally Against Grad Tax Hikes,” Syracuse Graduate Employees United | Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York

Panelist, “The Struggle for Indigenous Peoples’ Rights,” Indigenous Peoples’ Day, Indigenous Students at Syracuse and International Socialist Organization | Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York

Translator and Panelist, “I’m-Migrant,” Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month, Syracuse University Office of Multicultural Affairs | Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York

Speaker, “May 1 Strike–Huelga Primero Mayo,” Workers’ Center of CNY | Perseverance Park, Syracuse, New York

Speaker, “Women’s Day Sanctuary Campus Rally,” SU and ESF Coalition for Justice | Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York