Candace Kita is a cultural worker committed to elevating the stories of people of color. Currently, she serves as Cultural Strategy Director at the Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon (APANO). Her eclectic background in cultural change work spans visual art, writing, astrology, community organizing, and nonprofit arts administration. She co-founded Arts Workers for Equity, a grassroots collective that advocates for racial equity in Portland’s arts sector and has worked for numerous arts organizations, including the Portland Art Museum, Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre, and grassroots public art space Tuesday Night Cafe. Candace received her BA in Studio Art from Scripps College. In her spare time, she dabbles in dance and consults as a radical astrologer at www.astroradicals.com

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