January’s special guest is: Ken Mejia-Beal
Ken Mejia-Beal is originally from the Southside of Chicago. Ken Mejia Beal is a political organizer who has worked for candidates across the Midwest. He is also an award winning commentator for two publications , Patriot Not Partisan and DemWrite Press. In addition to writing and politically organizing Ken serves on several civic boards and advisory panels for marginalized people. Ken, along with his business associate Isaac King , started the first all Political Podcast hosted by 2 LGBT hosts of color in the Midwest. Ken was also the first openly LGBT and African American to serve on the board of the Democratic Party of DuPage County.
“Living Room Chats at Affinity: A Podcast for Brave Conversations and Bold Voices,” hosted by Kelly Suzanne Saulsberry. This is a monthly video podcast that occurs live the third Wednesday of every month.
The video podcast will feature a live audience at Affinity and will be live-streamed on Affinity’s Facebook page. If you want to be part of the live recording join us at 6:00PM–but no later than 6:45! If you arrive after we close the doors at 6:45, we won’t be able to let you in in order to accommodate the live stream.
Kelly Suzanne Saulsberry is the host of the podcast, Living Room Chats at Affinity: A Podcast for Brave Conversations and Bold Voices. She is thrilled to have this opportunity to explore her curiosity about people and her desire for soulful convo with folks from a variety of perspectives, backgrounds, and walks of life. Kelly is a proud constituent and cheerleader of Affinity, where she previously served as board president. She also serves on the advisory council of Pride Action Tank and the board of She100. She has a love affair with books, food, and wine, and lives in Bronzeville with her wife Traci (a.k.a. Girlfriend for Life) and their two dogs, Bella and Ozzie.
This event takes place at Affinity Community Services, 2850 S. Wabash Ave. #108 or on Affinity’s Facebook page!