THURSDAY PROGRAMS


THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 18

Nigel Poor
Nigel Poor is a visual artist whose work explores the various ways people make a mark and leave behind evidence of their existence. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, and can be found in various museum collections including the SFMOMA, the M.H. deYoung Museum, and the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. She is also a professor of photography at California State University, Sacramento. In 2011, Nigel got involved with San Quentin State Prison as a volunteer professor for the Prison University Project. In 2013 she started working with a group of incarcerated men producing a radio project called The San Quentin Prison Report. She is the co-creator, co-producer and co-host of the podcast Ear Hustle.

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Robyn Gigl

Robyn Gigl is an author, attorney, speaker and activist who has been honored by the ACLU-NJ and the NJ Pride Network for her work on behalf of the LGBTQ community. Appointed by the New Jersey Supreme Court to the Committee on Diversity Inclusion and Community Engagement, she is active in the New Jersey State Bar Association where she is a member of the Diversity Committee, the Women in the Profession Section and a Past Chair of the Bar's LGBT Rights Section. She is also a member of the Board of Directors of Garden State Equality, New Jersey’s largest LGBTQ+ Civil Rights Organization and a frequent lecturer on diversity issues. She lives in New Jersey.

Photo Credit – Wendy Tumminello