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Michael Young Remembered

This was sent out with Michael Young’s memorial announcement this past week. This is the Michael we worked with an his words are worth highlighting: “We are stronger together than going it alone. The pure nature of us, as social justice organizers, activists, researchers, policy advocates and progressive champions, is to debate, collaborate and innovate […]

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OPEN CALL: Artistic Activism Master Class

People holding the hands of others, raising them in the airAll successful activism has included arts and culture. But training and opportunities for these fields to mix can be difficult to find. The Center for Artistic Activism and Voqal are pleased to announce a special opportunity: an open call for our Artistic Activism Master Class. This the first time in the Center for Artistic Activism’s […]

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13: SUPERSTORES – Bass Pro Shops

The Lost Episode! We recorded this episode over 2 years ago and dug it out of the vaults for you! We left off at episode 12 – The Chevy Suburban. Superstores, supercenters, megastores! These aren’t big boxes, they are GIANT boxes and inside are not only swaths products, but on-brand restaurants or services like opticians […]

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Info Session: Free the Vaccine for COVID-19

Considering applying with Free the Vaccine for COVID-19, our artistic activism training and action campaign? Let us share what we’ve been up to and how it works. On Wednesday, 1/27, we hosted an info session about Free the Vaccine! We talked about the current state of the pandemic, the way we’ve been tackling it, and […]

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APPLY: Artistic Activism Training for Equity + COVID-19

Our COVID-19 healthcare for all campaign is about to launch its next round of artistic activism training and action. Join us! As we hit over 100 million worldwide COVID-19 cases, we all want to see an end to the pandemic. At the same time the price of these medicines and terms pharmaceutical corporations have set […]

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“First Female President” says farewell

Margaret McCarthy, "the First Female President of the United States"Margaret McCarthy has acted as the “First Female President” for the last four years. Hear what was achieved in this parallel universe in her closing address, and let’s get started making some of those dreams a reality.

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Call for Project Managers

The Center for Artistic Activism is looking for paid intern Project Managers for its Free the Vaccine campaign! Season 3 of our COVID healthcare campaign, Free the Vaccine, will be starting in just a few weeks! Participant applications will be out soon. But right now, we’re hiring Free the Vaccine Project Managers. Project Managers will support […]

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EVENT: The Power of Pie

Celebrate Martin Luther King Day with Peace Through Pie & Stir The Pot. Learn about the Civil Rights history of pie, participate in interactive pie demos & be inspired by the words of MLK to activate your own action! Join Chef Nadine Nelson of Global Local Gourmet hosting: Tanya FieldsExecutive Director of the Black Feminist […]

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Rest in Peace Michael Young

Michael YoungThis week we learned that United for a Fair Economy organizer and Center for Artistic Activism alumni and collaborator, Michael Young passed away. Michael worked with the Center for Artistic Activism on several proposals to organize for economic and racial justice in the southern United States. He was absolutely committed to equity and justice and […]

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Alumni “Valu” Obiajulu on BBC World

Ozegbe Sunday "Valu" Obiajulu on the BBCEveryone deserves a safe and healthy place to call home. In Lagos, Nigeria corruption brings crime to every level of a society and causes infrastructure to languish. Dance can be attention grabbing, visceral, and powerful way to communicate ideas and emotions when political and legislative avenues are fruitless. This is why BBC World talked to […]

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