Walking the talk: Anti-oppression and the spoken word community

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Rad Voices is a monthly series on Constructing Change: The Podcast of the Lynn Williams Activist Toolkit. Rad Voices is funded by a CKLN-FM legacy grant. It's a space where radicals can talk about their own experiences with activism, organizing and challenges in their movements. This series tries to appreciate radical grassroots activists working towards change in different ways.

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Janice Lee is a singer, songwriter, spoken word artist and activist. Whether she's singing about security culture with her band, Janice Lee and the Free Radicals or organizing a political poetry slam, her work merges art and activism to inspire discussion. She is the artistic director for the Kitchener Waterloo Poetry Slam, a member of the Spoken Word Canada safer spaces committee and will be facilitating a conversation about anti-racism at the upcoming Kitchener Waterloo Anarchist Bookfair.

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