WHAT NOW? Welcome Event
Welcome Event | Yingzhao Liu, Ken Workman, Vee Hua 華婷婷, Julie Chang Shulman, Elisheba Johnson, Kristel Baldoz, E. Maude Haak-Frendscho, Sheetal Prajapati, and Chris Tyler
The weekend-long gathering, beginning in the afternoon of Friday, Sep 30, opened with a Welcome Program that framed themes of network organizing, introduced partners, and oriented attendees to on-site and virtual gathering spaces alike. Ken Workman, Council Member of the Duwamish Tribe and Descendant of Chief Seattle, opened the gathering with a welcome and land acknowledgement. Designer and strategist Yingzhao Liu shared principles of network organizing, grounding the event in how and why we come together.