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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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Call for Interns

close up of someone reading.The Center for Artistic Activism is accepting a Creative Activism Toolkit Intern who will assist with updating our training materials and sharing them with participants in West Africa and the Western Balkans through our Regional Creative Hubs program. The Center for Artistic Activism offers this internship for curious, hardworking people eager to learn about the […]

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Fighting Corruption Creatively

The Center for Artistic Activism is working with Open Society Foundations on Regional Creative Hubs: a multi-year project that is changing anti-corruption activism in some of the most impacted regions in the world. We are working with over 50 artists, activists and investigative journalists in West Africa and Western Balkans to combat corruption using creativity. […]

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Buck Expectations. Vote.

by Molly Gore On January 4th, one day before Georgia will finish voting in the Senate runoff races, Black cowboys from the Atlanta Saddle Club Association mounted up and rode to the polls, encouraging voters to cast their ballot. The ride follows a larger movement of Black cowboys who rode their horses to the polls for the general […]

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Artistic Activism guide to the Georgia Run-off Election

Looking to help in the Georgia run-offs? This guide can help. We asked our Unstoppable Voters grantee, Georgia artist Gabrielle Mertz, to draft a guide to the Georgia run-offs for people who want to help. You can read her guide here. We’ve highlighted excerpts below, with our extra special input on the creative activism part […]

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The Future is Georgia with Gabrielle Mertz

Gabrielle Mertz from Drawing out the Vote is hosting this conversation with PS122 The Future is Georgia A discussion with Gabrielle Mertz about the upcoming Senate runoffs in Georgia, the creative community’s engagement on voter turnout, and implications for the future of the election landscape. Mertz is the Director of Drawing Out The Vote, the […]

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