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Unstoppable Voters 2021

Our Unstoppable Voters project is fighting voter suppression through creativity, joy, humor, and innovation. Find out more at:Unstoppable Voters Info SessionFriday, May 21, 3-3:45pm ESTRegister via Zoom We support and fund wild, experimental, funny and joyful projects and help make them more impactful through training, research and community building. If you can’t make it at …

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Big Win for Vaccine Access!

Care Bears hold a banner aloft reading "Sharing is Caring"This week pharmaceutical corporations lost out to Care Bears and the power of creative activism. On Wednesday May 5, we saw our past year of creative organizing around equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines pay off in a big way. As you know, the Center for Artistic Activism been working alongside the access to medicines movement …

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Hiring: Assistant Director of Finance, HR, Operations

We’re hiring! We’re looking for a part-time Assistant Director for Finance, Human Resources, and Business Operations to help with budgets, contracts, hiring, and non-profit administration work. This is a remote position at approximately 10-15 hours per week to start, but the amount of time may be negotiable and flexible for the right person. Must have …

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May 5: DC Rally for a People’s Vaccine

Participants walking down the street in DC with signsHaga clic aquí para leer este mensaje en español. A global pandemic requires a global solution. Yet we’re allowing pharmaceutical corporations to profit off the pandemic and public research. Their monopolies prevent generic producers, and limit production and access to these life saving medications for our neighbors in other parts of the world. These policies …

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Vision Quilt Images for Atlanta and Boulder Mass Shootings

Atlanta 2021 by Nancy Bardos

Nancy Bardos Vision Quilt images for the Atlanta and Boulder Mass Shootings. This is an instance of an artist’s artmaking for the sake of acknowledging and documenting important and shattering events as well as a recognition and honoring of the innocent people who became the victims. Perhaps there is a healing of sorts, too.

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Call for Submissions: Actipedia

Actipedia – our open-access, community generated wiki to document, share and inspire creative activism – is looking for fresh submissions! You can contribute to Actipedia! Here’s two wildly different but incredibly effective creative actions to get your wheels turning. The Condom On Jesse Helms’ House Remember that scene from Pose where Blanca and the squad …

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Bernie Sanders supports a People’s Vaccine

Bernie Sanders Supports a People's VaccineDuring the People’s Vaccine Alliance March 10 Global Rally Senator Bernie Sanders delivered a message announcing his support for a People’s Vaccine and calling on the Biden administration to take the necessary steps toward global vaccine equity. It is unconscionable that amid a global public health crisis, huge multibillion dollar pharmaceutical companies continue to prioritize …

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Free the Vaccine for COVID-19 – Open Meeting

Join Free the Vaccine’s Open Meeting! Come talk with leaders in our campaign about artistic activism for global vaccine equity, actions and events coming soon, and see how you can support the campaign for global COVID-19 vaccine equity. Ever…

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Alumni Report: A Promise to Your Hero in Albania

Albanian artistic activist, Migen Qiraxhi, joined a Center for Artistic Activism training in Sarajevo in 2019. Since then he’s taken those lessons and shared them with groups in Albania to create remarkable actions against corruption. We’re happy to share a recent report from Migen. We created and printed in 2d versions the figures (silhouettes) of …

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1 year into our COVID campaign

“No one should be poor because they are sick, or sick because they are poor” is what our partner at Universities Allied for Essential Medicines, Merith Basey, told us last year before the pandemic began. She saw it coming and we started planning. The pandemic was declared, and two days later we had the plan …

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