Candace Kita is a cultural worker committed to elevating the voices of people of color. Currently, she serves as Cultural Work Manager at the Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon (APANO) and is building a justice-centered astrology consultation practice in Portland, Oregon. Her eclectic background in cultural change work spans visual art, writing, astrology, community organizing, and nonprofit arts administration. She co-founded Arts Workers for Equity, a grassroots collective that advocates for racial equity in Portland’s arts sector; is a graduate of Portland School of Astrology; and has worked in development, marketing, and program management for numerous arts organizations including the Portland Art Museum, Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre, and Tuesday Night Cafe. Candace received her BA in Studio Art from Scripps College. She loves apples, ecstatic dance, and her packed 12th house.