2017 Student Intern
Center for Regional Change
Marguerite Kise is an American studies student graduating in spring of 2017. Minoring in community and regional development, as well as film studies, Kise pursues intersectional solidarity building from the bottom up and embraces art as a tool to create more inclusive, restorative conversations about justice. As an undergraduate, Kise taught English through the Worldwide Child Relief Foundation, stage managed and performed for Vagina: Our Stories, participated on the board of Third Space Art Collective, and interned for the Women’s Resource and Research Center. In 2015, Kise was invited to present her workshop “Lies About Allies: Creating Cooperative Solidarity” at the annual North American Student Cooperative conference. As a CRC Scholar, Kise works with the Environment Justice Coalition for Water to create short informative films about access to clean, affordable water and other related environmental justice issues in the Salton Sea and California Delta, and in regard to Northern Californian tribes.