What’s Age Got to Do With It?

Katherine Acey

Katherine Acey


Drawing on her four decades plus working in multiple movements, BCRW Senior Activist Fellow Katherine Acey discusses what aging and activism looks like and the challenges and opportunities for intergenerational dialogue and work that advances social justice feminism.


Currently Acey is the Executive Director of GRIOT Circle, a people of color LGBTQ elders organization based in Brooklyn. From 1987 – 2010 Acey served as the Executive Director of Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice and holds the title of Executive Director Emeritus. She previously worked as the Associate Director of the North Star Fund, and helped create and shape the Women’s Funding Network. She is a founding member and past board chair of the Funders for Lesbian and Gay Issues, past chair of the National Executive Committee of the Palestine Solidarity Committee, and was a core member of the Arab Women’s Gathering Organizing Committee.

This event is free and open to the public.

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