Speakers & Performers
Sonalee Rashatwar (she/they) LCSW MEd is an award-winning clinical social worker, sex therapist, adjunct lecturer, and grassroots organizer. She is a superfat queer bisexual non-binary therapist and co-owner of Radical Therapy Center, specialized in treating sexual trauma, body image issues, racial or immigrant identity issues, and South Asian family systems, while offering fat and body positive sexual healthcare.
They continue to draw the ire of white supremacists everywhere with controversial statements on intersectional fat liberation since then
Lydia X.Z. Brown
Lydia X. Z. Brown is a disability justice advocate, attorney, and writer whose work has largely focused on violence against multiply-marginalized disabled people, especially institutionalization, incarceration, and policing.
They teach for Georgetown University’s Disability Studies Program through the Department of English, and support the Autistic Women and Nonbinary Network’s public policy advocacy.
Additionally, Lydia founded and directs the Fund for Community Reparations for Autistic People of Color’s Interdependence, Survival, and Empowerment.
Lydia is also co-editor of All the Weight of Our Dreams, the first-ever anthology of writings and artwork by autistic people of color.
Chi and Greg
Chi & Greg are a Brooklyn-based, folk-soul duo made up of Chi Ko and Gregory Meyer. The two met in Los Angeles in January 2013, while working at Liberty in North Korea, a nonprofit organization dedicated to rescuing and resettling North Korean refugees.
The two have been playing music together since they met in 2013, but they started seriously pursuing music together as a duo in 2015. With powerhouse vocals and emotive lyrics, these two tap into something deep below the surface. Their songs are honest and vulnerable, and their emotions are powerfully delivered.
Jasmine M. Cho is a Pittsburgh-based artist, author, and cookie activist most known for using portrait cookies to elevate representation for Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders. Her work has been featured internationally on various media outlets that include NPR, HuffPost, CBS This Morning, and The Korea Daily.
As a TEDx speaker and Food Network Champion (“Christmas Cookie Challenge”), Jasmine hopes to use her platform to expand the frontiers of research-based bake therapy and make the kitchen a more accessible and empowering space for creativity and healing.
Satica is a Cambodian American vocalist/songwriter. Her humble upbringing is a huge influence on her music and her view on the world along with a plethora of genres including Indie Rock, Hip Hop, Motown, and Contemporary R&B. The Long Beach native’s favorite artists include Bon Iver, Lykke Li, and Frank Ocean. Satica began singing at the age of five and writing her own songs at age fifteen. Her musical endeavors started with simplistic love songs, but rapidly grew to encompass more complex topics and deep undertones.
In October 2017 Satica released her latest EP “Drippin” with Moving Castle and the featured single “Honey Whiskey” went on to be included in many credible Spotify playlists and also gained mentions from music fans like Chloe Moretz and MTV.