Stephanie Sajor and Eddy M. Gana Jr., also known as Steady, are spoken word artists and community organizers based in Los Angeles.
We offer performances, workshops, and keynotes centered on social justice and building community.
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.
Eddy M. Gana Jr. (they/them), LCSW, is a second-generation Pilipinx-American from Union City, CA. They graduated from UC Irvine with dual degrees 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, they are the clinical program manager of mental heath at Search to Involve Pilipino Americans. They are a Co-Director and Resident Host of Sunday Jump, the longest-running Filipino-founded open mic series in Historic Filipinotown. Having performed nationally on stage, radio, and television, they are ½ of spoken word duo Steady. Inspired by people’s stories, they believe in the therapeutic elements of self-expression for personal growth and greater social change.