We are a spoken word duo that provides performances, workshops, and keynotes with a social justice lens.
One half of steady
Stephanie Sajor (she/they) is a writer, graphic designer, and web developer from Los Angeles. As 1/2 of Steady, Co-Director of Sunday Jump, and co-founder of spoken word collective forWord, she has performed at open mics and theaters across the nation. She is also a former Chairperson and Vice Chair of KmB / Pro-People Youth, and serves as a community organizer. She graduated with honors from UC Irvine with BAs in Film & Media Studies and Political Science, and from UCLAx certified in Design Communication Arts. She believes the arts serve as an important avenue for developing community activists, and allows her to constantly explore, process, confront, and redefine her identity and place in the struggle as a Pilipinx woman.
The other half of steady
Eddy M. Gana Jr. (they/he), MSW, ACSW, is a second-generation Pilipinx-American from Union City and currently based in Los Angeles, California. They graduated from UC Irvine with BAs in Psychology and Criminology, UCLAx with Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling, and USC with Master of Social Work. With clinical experience across home, school, and medical settings, he is a spoken word artist of Steady; a Co-Director and Resident Host of Sunday Jump; a mental health counselor of Search to Involve Pilipino Americans; and a former Chairperson and active community organizer of KmB / Pro-People Youth in Historic Filipinotown. Inspired by people’s stories, they believe in the therapeutic elements of self-expression for personal growth and greater social change.
Available online due to COVID-19
Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA) Virtual Gala
Performance / Sept 30 / 6pm / Online
TNP Short Conversation
Panel / Oct 4 / TBD / Online
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