"Reach everyone on the planet..." - Kimberlé Crenshaw and Intersectionality
by Emilia Roig
With the publication, "Reach Everyone on the Planet ...," the Center for Intersectional Justice (CIJ) and the Gunda Werner Institute want to honor Kimberlé Crenshaw and to illustrate the importance of the intersectional approach through a variety of contributions.
Speech given by Kimberlé Crenshaw at the Gala in her honor on April 28th 2019
by Kimberlé Crenshaw
Over the years I have argued that we can learn much more about intersectionality by understanding intersectionality not as a thing, but a way of seeing, thinking and doing — a way of talking back to the limited conceptions of social power that constrain our ability to take meaningful transformative action.
Creating intersectional justice at the CIJ Open Space
by Alice Kewellhampton
In November 2018, CIJ came together to celebrate its one year anniversary in a big community gathering and open space event. Activists and community leaders from across Europe convened in Berlin for a joyful, empowering event that connected us, helped unite our communities, and created ideas and strategy for the coming year.
The time has finally come! The Center for Intersectional Justice (CIJ) will hold its First Community Open Space in Berlin, as a follow-up to the inauguration conference which took place in September last year.
3rd Annual Black Feminism, Womanism and the Politics of Women of Colour in Europe
by Linh Müller
The third edition of the Symposium Black Feminism, Womanism and the Politics of Women of Colour in Europe is taking place in Berlin! CIJ is proud partner of this wonderful event meant to bring WoC perspectives to the forefront.
Black Lives Matter U.S. Community Exchange on Intersectional Feminism
by Elia Fushi Bekene
A delegation of Black Lives Matter and other social justice movements from the United States is in town for a week and we would like to create a space for exchange and solidarity with Black and POC social justice activists. This informal community meet-up will revolve around INTERSECTIONAL FEMINISM in light of the BLM movement in the U.S. and in Europe. How can we make our racial justice movement more intersectional and inclusive of feminist, queer, trans*, non-binary and disability issues? What can we learn from each other in that regard?