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WHAT IS THIS SERIES?
The Soup, Gender, and Sexuality series is a variety of events specific to LGBTQIA+ identities. The purpose of these events is to stir in depth conversation across campus about identities that often go unrecognized in academic settings.
WHAT IS THE TOPIC?
The topic for this upcoming event will be “Nonprofit Industrial Complex”. Kyra Brown will be sharing her experience as a queer organizer in the nonprofit and organizing world, critiquing the ways that nonprofits engage with capitalism and white supremacy.
WHO IS THE SPEAKER?
Kyra Brown is a campus organizer for the Minnesota Public Interest Research Group (MPIRG). MPIRG is an organization that provides student leaders the opportunity to engage in social justice through the production of media narratives, legislative literature, and political action. Kyra was elected to be a board representative at MPIRG, which provided her with the opportunity to develop policies and ensure that they were implemented statewide.