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Brontë Velez

brontë velez is a “black-latinx” multimedia artist, currently working as an educator and media designer for Planting Justice, an Oakland-based non-profit committed to food sovereignty, economic justice, and prison abolition. brontë seeks to counteract oppression through acts of radical imagination, including as Creative Director of the “Lead to Life” process in which weapons are transformed into shovels used in ceremonial tree and garden plantings at sites impacted by violence.