Speaker: Alexa Joy Potashnik

Topic: Self Care Through Creative Practice 

Bio: Founder and President of Black Space Winnipeg, Alexa Joy Potashnik has demonstrated a firm commitment to community development and social justice, influencing initiatives across Winnipeg that promotes diversity and inclusion for BIPOC communities. In 2017 Alexa was the emcee for the Women's March On Washington - Winnipeg, an event that drew over 3,000 Winnipegers to the heart of downtown Winnipeg, demonstrating solidarity for social justice and was honoured to introduce Dr. Angela Davis at her lecture, Freedom is a Constant Struggle. Awarded as the Humanitarian of the Year at the African Community Awards (Frost Winnipeg, 2018) and recipient of the Sybil Shack Youth Award from the Manitoba Association of Rights and Liberties (2017). Recognized as one of CBC's Future 40 Under 40, Alexa continues to push against the status-quo, ensuring that there are platforms for the BIPOC voices in society to be seen and heard.

Time & Place

Date and Time

December 13, 2018
7:00pm to 9:00pm

Location

Fools & Horses
379 Broadway
Winnipeg