In collaboration with Theatre and Performance of the Americas,  Performance in the Borderlands, and Urban Arts at ASU, Witherspoon has curated and spoken at cultural events that challenge institutional power vis-a-vis decolonial performance.  Highlights have included residencies by Cherríe Moraga, Linda LaBeija, Sharon Bridgforth, Lynnée Denise, Ana Tijoux, and Zavé Martohardjono.

Community Writing Workshop with Cherríe Moraga

TPOA Graduate Student Talk with Linda LaBeija

Intersectionality Panel with DJ Lynnée Denise and Dr. Marlon Bailey, facilitated by Mako Fitts-Ward

DJ Lynnée Denise Artist Talk at Monarch Club

Bodies on the Line Community Dialogue, CAYA (Come as You Are), curated by Marcus White, headlined by Linda LaBeija and featuring Phoenix-based performing artist-activists at Karamnba Nightclub.

Women in Hip-Hop panel with AnaTijoux, Mary Stephens, Mako Fitts-Ward, Dora Arreola, and Erica Ocegueda.