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Indy East Art Peace aims to use community engagement and creative placemaking to positively impact public safety on Indianapolis' Near Eastside, specifically, the Rural Street corridor between 16th St. and E. Washington St. The partners in the...
Last Updated: May 24, 2017
Founded in 2016, the Social Justice Sewing Academy is a critical education program that fosters participatory art as a vehicle for personal transformation, community cohesion, and social change. We bring together artist-mentors, local youth, and...
Last Updated: July 21, 2017
Our mission is rooted in the belief that art-making, as a form of human expression, is for ALL people and that all people should have access to resources enabling them to participate in the experience of making art. It is our intention to help those...
Last Updated: August 21, 2017
Our vision is to transform a set of Pittsburgh city steps -- at the gateway to Stanton Heights as you enter it from Lawrenceville -- into a magnificent mosaic work of public art. Artist Laura Jean McLaughlin has designed a whimsical, humorous,...
Last Updated: August 21, 2017
TerraLuna Collaborative views the arts as humanity’s developmental evaluation. Arts-Based Evaluation (ABE) collects, analyzes, and reports data through artistic methods. Examples of ABE methods include photovoice, the visual matrix, verbatim theatre...
Last Updated: September 9, 2017
In a world of uncertainty and uneasy policies, laws, regulations, biases, stereotypes, assumptions, and prejudices what are we to do?  In a world full of isms: racism, sexism, ableism, classism and so much more, what are we to do? The Social Justice...
Last Updated: September 12, 2017
Based in Philadelphia, the Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra was established as a model for the 21st-century American orchestra. Described by the Philadelphia Inquirer as “first-class on every level,” Black Pearl's musicians have been trained at leading...
Last Updated: October 16, 2017
Last Updated: November 6, 2017
Welcome to Camp America is a conceptual documentary photo book and touring exhibition combining vivid, unexpected imagery, original government documents and first-person texts to convey the absurdity and disorientation of Guantánamo Bay, America's...
Last Updated: December 1, 2017
We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit cultural arts advocacy organization with a mission to 1. Use the arts as a vehicle for greater harmony and understanding between cultures 2.  Develop new platforms and opportunities for immigrant cultural arts and...
Last Updated: December 30, 2017
The CrossCurrents Foundation was established in late 2006 to promote social, environmental and economic justice. The work of the Foundation is rooted in the idea that there are times when ordinary people can make significant change if advocates for...
Last Updated: January 9, 2018
Founded in 2016, McNeil Creative Enterprises (MCE) is an arts innovation firm dedicated to the increased visibility and growth of arts and culture in communities. Through our in-house expertise, strategic partners and networks,  MCE partners with...
Last Updated: January 22, 2018
Founded in 2000 by Noel “Paul” Stookey (of the 1960’s folk trio Peter, Paul & Mary) and his daughter, Elizabeth Stookey Sunde, Music to Life builds on the strong historical legacy of social movements’ intentional use of music to educate, recruit...
Last Updated: April 24, 2018
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Last Updated: September 11, 2018

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