Cultural Organizing: A Weekend in New Orleans

Arts & Democracy Project, Junebug Productions & Urban Bush Women present

Cultural Organizing: a weekend learning exchange and workshop
February 22-24

This workshop provides a space where artists, activists and organizers can learn effective ways to deepen their work and increase impact by activating the tools of creativity and imagination.

Friday, February 22, 6-9pm
McKenna Museum
Dinner, followed by discussion moderated by John O’Neal and Wendi O’Neal: “What do we mean by “cultural organizing?” Panelists inlude Junebug Productions, Highlander Center’s Zilphia Horton Cultural Organizing Project (tentative) and Louisiana Bucket Bridge. Respondents: Peoples Institute for Survival and Beyond, American Friends Service Committee and YOU!

Saturday, February 23, 9:30am-5pm Zeitgeist Gallery
Workshops, exchanges and learning about dialogue, art to action, media policy and practice, movement for movement building, the power of story, and MORE! Interactive small groups, dynamic large groups, and fun. Lunch provided.
(optional) 6-10pm “Red Linen,” an annual fundraising event at Ashe Cultural Arts Center

Sunday. February 24, 2-5pm
Ashe Cultural Arts Center
Networking meet-and-greet; presentation on Cultural Organizing and Labor: reports from artists engaged with SEIU locals and discussion

REGISTRATION FEE: $60 for the whole weekend! Individual daily rate ranges from $40 to free (see registration form).

Register here!

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