Rad Pereira
Artist, Cultural Worker
Rad Pereira (they/them) is a queer (im)migrant artist and cultural worker building consciousness between healing justice, system change, reindigenization and queer futures based in Lenapehoking (Brooklyn) and Haudenosaunee territory (northern Hudson Valley). Their work in performance, education, and social practice has been experienced on stages, screens, stoops, and sidewalks all over Turtle Island through the support of many communities, institutions, and groups. Their book, Meeting the Moment: Socially Engaged Performance, 1965-2020, By Those Who Lived It, is available through New Village Press. They are building a Native led food sovereignty project called Iron Path Farms.

Aaliya Zaveri
Immigration Attorney
Aaliya Zaveri is an organizer and former attorney. As a practicing lawyer, her speaking engagements included talks on extraordinary ability petitions for artists (CUNY-Hunter College), and on humanitarian parole for Afghans (Congregation Beit Simchat Torah). She currently serves as a Project Manager at Immigrant Justice Corps. Born in India and raised in Hong Kong, she makes her home in Brooklyn, NY.