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jawno is a Nigerian-American writer, performer, and community organizer with a dedication to environmental justice, and Black liberation, drawing inspiration from Afrofuturist and Black Queer Feminist traditions. They have experience teaching workshops on race, writing, and Black Land Ethic for young people, and work with the Decolonizing Wealth Project to support Black and Indigenous liberation through healing and resource mobilization. Additionally, they serve as an organizational steward at Black Earth Farms in Oakland, California, where they study and spread ancestral knowledge and contemporary agroecological practices to train community members to build collectivized, autonomous, and chemical free food systems in urban and peri-urban environments. Through their art and community work, jawno strives to inspire personal and societal transformation, inviting people to engage with the world differently and take action toward a just and equitable future.

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