5:00 - 5:45pm - Chai & Samosas, Networking Reception & Registration
5:45 - 6:30pm - Welcome from SAYHU & SAYHU Summit Introduction
(Samira Ali, Eesha Pandit, Saneea Sakhyani)
Community-Building and the Arts: A Brief Introduction to the Work of Houston Artist George Smith
(Pia Agrawal, Kaneem Smith)
6:30 - 7:15pm - How do we build a social justice movement and who do we build it with?
Social Networking and Community Building Activity: What social justice Issues do you care about most?
11:15am - 12:30pm - Workshops
How Can We Use Research in Social Justice Work? Unpacking Sexual Experiences in the South Asian Community (Samira Ali, Becca Keo-Meier) - Large Gallery
Are You Man Enough? Dismantling Toxic Masculinity in the South Asian Community
(Abeer Javed, Sana Shahid) - Small Gallery
12:30 - 1:30pm - Lunch - Govinda’s Vegetarian Cuisine
1:30 - 2:45pm - Workshops
What’s in a Name? The Politics of Being South Asian in the Arts (Pia Agrawal, Seema Nanda)
Large Gallery *This workshop is limited to participants who identify as people of color
Has Anyone Ever Asked You for Your Story? Intersections of storytelling, preservation, social justice, and community-building - (Saneea Sakhyani) - Small Gallery
So What If I’m Fat and Slutty? Body Positivity & Healthy Sexuality (Naushaba Patel) - Classroom
3:00- 4:15pm - Workshops
Are You Okay? Talking About Mental Health (Irfana Hussain, Autoosa Abadi, Saher Hyderali) - Large Gallery What is Reproductive Justice and Why Should You Care?
(Eesha Pandit, Isbah Raja, Shailey Gupta-Brietzke) - Small Gallery
A Space for creating art and telling your story – Classroom
10:00 - 10:15am - Enjoy Coffee, Donuts & Kolaches. Registration.
10:15 - 11:15am - SAY What?! SAYHU Summit Introduction
(Samira Ali, Eesha Pandit, Rachel Afi Quinn, Sana Shahid)
4:30 - 5:00pm - Closing & Reflection
10:00 - 10:30am - Check in. Reconnect. Enjoy Coffee & Donuts
10:30am - 12:00pm – Workshops
Why Are We Talking About Black Lives Matter? Anti-Blackness & Colorism in the South Asian community (Rachel Afi Quinn, Eesha Pandit, Rekha Subramanian) - Large Gallery
Does Engaging in Politics Really Matter? Political Engagement in the South (Sana Shahid, Zohaib Qadri) - Small Gallery
Can’t You Love Me for Who I Am? Being LGBTQ and South Asian (Preethi Thomas) - Classroom
12:00 - 1:00pm - Lunch - Govinda’s Vegetarian Cuisine - Served in the Large Gallery
1:00 - 2:30pm - How Do We Carry It Forward? Doing Social Justice Work in Our Communities
(Samira Ali, Eesha Pandit, Rachel Afi Quinn, Saneea Sakhyani)