Human Rights and Civil Liberties

Established creative and non-fiction writers, and artists not requiring exceptional facilities are eligible for our month-long residencies that run from mid-June through October 1. Blue Mountain Center periodically hosts special short residencies...
Last Updated: August 14, 2014
Artist and activist Paul Rucker creates interdisciplinary art that infuses his music and composing talents with visual art. He has performed inside both active prisons and the notorious Alcatraz prison to prompt dialogue about mass incarceration and...
Last Updated: August 14, 2014
I want to facilitate art-making that changes lives and builds community. I believe that quality of life is enhanced by making things, not consuming them. I want to prioritize /privilege women’s stories to examine and strengthen matrifocal aspects of...
Last Updated: August 14, 2014
The A G Foundation supports the arts, primarily the visual arts, and issues relating to women and children.
Last Updated: August 14, 2014
Chicago-based artist Theaster Gates has developed an expanded practice that includes space development, object making, performance and critical engagement with many publics. Founder of the non-profit Rebuild Foundation, Gates is currently Director...
Last Updated: August 25, 2014
Shana R. Goetsch's art frequently involves themes of social justice, empowerment, love, loss and bereavement; she began painting in 1989 after witnessing the murder of her mother. Often using words, cultural references or found objects, she injects...
Last Updated: October 22, 2014
The Youth Community Action Program (YCAP) develops youth leadership by providing popular political education to young people in Atlanta, creates alternative youth-run media programs, and organizes for local community power. The program addresses...
Last Updated: February 13, 2015
A film about government corruption and how it causes our system to work against us. I'm a former business lobbyist. I've participated in this legalized corruption. I've represented corporate interest before state and federal officials. I get angry...
Last Updated: May 22, 2015
Theatre Without Borders (TWB) is an all-volunteer network of individual theatre artists and organizations around the world. TWB was created to share information and to help build links for individuals and institutions interested in international...
Last Updated: June 22, 2015
If life were a photo, then my artwork would be its negative, seeking to explore those aspects in our society that have been ignored or forgotten such as history, lynching, misogyny, slavery and suicide. By printing these forgotten negatives, I give...
Last Updated: July 8, 2015
The Lynch Quilts Project is a community based effort, which examines the history and ramifications of racial violence, especially lynching, in the United States of America through the textile tradition of quilting. Join us in weaving a new future...
Last Updated: July 8, 2015
SIA Organization draws upon a wide range of life experiences including firsthand experience of being a child in an institutional setting. Each staff/Volunteer is required to participate in on-going training and professional development. VALUES
Last Updated: July 15, 2015
Ananya Dance Theatre: People Powered Dances of Transformation: is a professional, contemporary Indian dance company comprised of women artists of color. We describe ourselves as cultural activists, working through dance and artistic processes to...
Last Updated: July 20, 2015
What is American culture? While many countries long ago defined their culture and heritage, our culture is less easily described. A recent New York Times essay on identity raised thought-provoking questions about the diversity and fluidity of the...
Last Updated: December 2, 2015
Liz Green designs audience engagement programs and directs performances with people who might not consider themselves to be performers. She is currently the director for OnStage Seniors: A Community Project of McCarter Theatre, and the community...
Last Updated: June 13, 2016

Pages

Subscribe to Human Rights and Civil Liberties