Arts and Social Justice

March 9, 2020 by admin

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John Ton, Robby’s Arc. Photo courtesy of author.

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February 27, 2020 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

We live in times "of deep uncertainty and change" and these changes are reflected in climate change, globalization, technology, the economy, and migration, as john a. powell wrote in a recent article in Nonprofit Quarterly.

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February 18, 2020 by admin

This Podcast was recorded on February 10, 2020. The full transcript of this podcast is published below.
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January 27, 2020 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

Philanthropists and collectors Bridgitt Evans and Charlotte Wagner have joined forces to support small cultural organizations “beyond the art world’s power centers,” as Artsy recently reported.

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January 14, 2020 by admin

This Podcast was recorded on January 3, 2020. The full transcript of this podcast is published below.
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January 9, 2020 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

Project Reset, a program in New York City, allows people arrested for low-level offenses like fare beating and painting graffiti, among others, to avoid jail or court appearance by taking a two-hour course at the Brooklyn Museum, Hyperallergic reports.

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January 3, 2020 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

James “Yaya” Hough, an accomplished artist who was formerly incarcerated, will be the first artist-in-residence in a Philadelphia government agency, the District Attorney’s Office.

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December 12, 2019 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

Solange Knowles has been announced as the recipient of the Lena Horne Prize for Artists Creating Social Impact, The Root reported.

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November 13, 2019 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

A couple of days ago, men and women marched 26 miles through New Orleans, dressed as participants from a slave rebellion that happened there two centuries ago, as The Guardian and The New York Times reported. The re-enactment, led by New York artist Dread Scott, retraced the route of one of the largest -and overlooked- slave rebellions in US history: the 1811 German Coast Uprising, in which 500 enslaved people of African descent marched toward New Orleans from the surrounding sugar plantations.

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November 8, 2019 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation awarded recently $750,000 to the Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project (CRRJ) at Northeastern University School of Law to support its work in investigating and archiving acts of racial terror in the South between 1930 and the 1970s, explains the announcement.

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