Join Astraea on Tuesday November 19 from 6:30-8:30pm for a conversation on media advocacy and LGBTI human rights in South Africa with Jabulani C. Pereira, founder and coordinator of Iranti-Org. Johannesburg-based Iranti-Org is an African queer human rights documentation and media reporting organization that uses art and media to destabilize discrimination based on gender, sexuality and sexual orientation and bring communities together.
Meet the Activist: Jabulani C. Pereira
Tuesday, November 19th, 6:30-8:30pm
Doors open at 6:30pm, talk begins at 7pm.
Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice
116 East 16th Street, 7th Floor, NY, NY 10003
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Event is wheelchair accessible.
Held as intimate gatherings at our office, Astraeas Meet the Activist series provides a unique opportunity to learn about the work of LGBTQI activists and movements around the world.
MORE ABOUT IRANTI-ORG & JABULANI
Iranti-Org is a Lesbian, Transgender and Intersex media reporting organization for South Africa and Southern Africa. Based in Johannesburg, Iranti-Org is committed to documenting and gathering evidence-based materials for the purpose of advancing the rights of LGBTI people affected by various forms of human rights violations. Iranti-Org was formed with the intention of building local partnerships and movements with media as the key platform. They use videos, photography, audio recordings, and other mediums to document Queer memories that destabilize discrimination based on gender, sexuality and sexual orientation. They also use art as a way to promote social change and bring communities together. Iranti-Org has a team of seven staff members.
Jabulani C. Pereira is an activist, researcher, trainer and facilitator and the co-founder and coordinator of Iranti-Org. Jabulani lives and works in Johannesburg, South Africa, Jabulani has been an organizer for 24 years. They have worked at the Legal Resources Centre, Soul City, and they served as a Board member of FEW, a national black lesbian organization, based in Johannesburg. Jabulani graduated from New York University. They have a masters of arts degree, with a major and focus is museum studies. Their thesis titled Museum Exhibitions, Mass Violence and Human Rights, examines and tracks the ethical responsibility of museums in displaying photographs on atrocities.