Wed 12th Jun
Join us for a very special pre-show panel discussion on Wed 12 Jun, 6-7pm
Hosted by award winning author and journalist Gary Younge (Guardian journalist), this panel discussion will interrogate the themes and questions raised by the play.
This is a free ticketed event open to anyone.
Host: Gary Younge
Jacqueline is a is a political activist, storyteller and social entrepreneur. She is the first female Lambeth Youth Mayor and recently contributed to an article on the impact of youth violence on women. https://www.gq-magazine.co.uk/article/youth-violence-women
Rotimi Akinsete is a therapeutic counsellor and clinical supervisor. He was the Director of Wellbeing at the University of Surrey and is about to start a new role as Associate dean of Students at the University of the Arts, London.
He is the founder and director of Black Men on the Couch, a special interest project focusing on psychotherapy and identity politics of African and Caribbean men and boys.
Rotimi has worked as an independent facilitator, trainer and advisor on various transformational leadership programmes And has sat on a number of panels and workshops around the subject of psychotherapy and intersectionality.
Cephas is the photographer and founder of the 56 Black Men movement, after taking a series of 56 portrait images he launched the campaign in December 2018 focusing on changing the narrative of black men in the media as an introduction to a much wider conversation.
Cephas’ aim is to create something that positively impacts the black community and works to change stereotypes whilst enhancing the community for the progression of the next generation. He's been working to address stereotypes, to help people start their businesses, access different industries and have black men lead on the conversation surrounding their lived experiences. As part of his work with Drummer Boy he was inspired to create 56 Black Men a movement that does just that.