Advocacy and Public Policy

January 15, 2016 by admin
January 2016, 88 pages. Ingenuity, 11 E. Hubbard, Suite 200, Chicago Illinois 60611. (312) 583-7459. www.ingenuity-inc.org. Read More...
June 30, 2015 by admin
On June 2, 2015, Kenny Leon presented the following as a keynote address at the Grantmakers in the Arts Racial Equity Forum in Atlanta, Georgia. I, too, sing America. I am the darker brother. They send me to eat in the kitchen When company comes, But I laugh, And eat well, And grow strong. Tomorrow, I’ll be at the table When company comes. Nobody’ll dare Say to me, “Eat in the kitchen,” Then. Besides, They’ll see how beautiful I am And be ashamed — I, too, am America. Read More...
March 27, 2015 by admin
Paul Bonin-Rodriguez. 2015, 208 pages, Palgrave Macmillan; Houndmills Read More...
March 26, 2015 by admin
Holly Sidford and Nick Rabkin. 2014, 10 pages, Cuyahoga Arts and Culture. Download: Read More...
March 25, 2015 by admin
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.  — Benjamin Franklin Read More...
February 19, 2015 by admin
February 2015, 32 pages. Minnesota Citizens for the Arts, 2233 University Avenue W. #355, St Paul, Minnesota, 55114, (651) 251-0868. creativemn.org. Download: Read More...
July 10, 2014 by admin
July 2014, 46 pages. Ingenuity, 11 E. Hubbard, Suite 200, Chicago, Illinois, 60611. (312) 583-7459. http://www.ingenuity-inc.org. Download: Read More...
June 30, 2014 by admin
An American lady traveling to Paris in 1913 — the kind of American lady who will still be traveling to Paris in 2013 — asked Ezra Pound what he thought art was for. Pound replied: “Ask me what a rose bush is for.” Europe was on the edge of war. Do rose bushes matter in a war? What can art do for us now, in the likelihood of another war? Read More...
June 30, 2014 by admin
In January I had the privilege to attend the Future Aesthetics 2.0 retreat, co-organized by Marc Bamuthi Joseph, director of Performing Arts of the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, and James Kass, executive director of Youth Speaks. Participating were twenty-three performance-based artists, Helicon Collaborative partners Holly Sidford and Alexis Frasz, and Cheryl Ikemiya from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, which funded the project through its Fund for National Projects. Read More...