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“Beware: We Have Pointy Sticks and We Know How to Use Them!”: Craftivism in the Age of Social Media

Community discussion with Sandra Markus

For many craftivists, particularly for older women, activism was the continuation of a long legacy of protest, which often dated back over 50 years, yet for others, it was their first foray into activism, motivated by the misogyny and sexist comments that Trump had expressed during his candidacy.

Social media has provided a way to build a global community of craftivists, enabling the sharing and promoting of political and craftivist information.

Looking forward to the future of craftivism, this community has been engaging in a difficult and often ignored conversation about exclusion and inclusion.

Earlier Event: June 6
Kids Club
Later Event: June 8
Beginner Knitting Part 1