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Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies

Songs of Justice Concert October 6, 2016

Women's and Gender Studies and the Center for Diversity and Social Justice are sponsoring an evening of songs about social justice featuring Naomi Wachira and La Cantina, Gema Aguilar, Sandra Aguilar, and Stephanie Hsu of La Cantina,  on October 6 at 7:30 PM in the Recital Hall of the Music Building. 

Naomi Wachira was recently named the Best Folk Singer in Seattle by alt publication Seattle Weekly. A Kenyan artist at home in the Pacific Northwestern United States,  Naomi is a voice for social change

La Cantina is an all female musical trio  formed in 2014, with the mission of spreading themes of awareness, strength and social justice through music to inspire action, spark dialogue, give voice to the unheard, and build relationships and community.

 The group is comprised of multi-cultural, multi-lingual and empowered women of color musicians who seek to advocate and to open others to Love-in- action, as well as to entertain for a larger social purpose, through their thought provoking and contagious music.  La Cantina speak to: immigration, social justice, domestic violence, LGBTQ rights, and women’s empowerment through music.  Seeking to engage a larger audience who might not know about social issues but can be influenced by exposure to La Cantina.

 

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