July 11, 2021 Sunday 2:00 – 4:00 pm

at East Side Outside Community Garden
415 East 11th Street
New York, NY 10009

Registration link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/new-life-planters-paint-workshop-tickets-158773669319

Bring your used coffee cans, ice cream containers, large plastic bottles, and other recyclables to this painting workshop where you’ll transform your materials into a planter! Potting mix and plants will be provided for you to take home. Limit one plant per attendee! 


Jesi Taylor Cruz is a Philosophy graduate student, researcher, freelance writer, archivist, and Waste Impact Administrator for Common Ground Compost whose work lies at the intersection of Genocide Studies, Political Theory, Disability Studies, Black Feminist Ecology, and Discard Studies. Her primary focus is the impact of waste-based structural violence on marginalized and criminalized communities and how to address inequities.