Creative Maladjustment Day

  On Sunday July 16, the Hive hosted a day of free workshops led by friends and community members. Creative Maladjustment Day, as it’s called, is devoted to challenging oppressive systems and celebrating those ways we respond to them that are often labeled “mad,” “noncompliant” or “maladjusted.” Six sessions, which ran all day, addressed issues such as harm reduction and addiction, healthcare activism, and the interconnected struggles of marginalized groups. There was a good turnout– over the course of the day, about 30 people from the Hive and beyond– with participants enjoying snacks, homemade teas made from wild herbs, and plenty of time to connect with one another. Here's some background and highlights to give a fuller picture of what [...]