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Photos from the School for Creative Activism Barcelona

The School for Creative Activism went to Barcelona to work with activists working on access to medicines. They created an action to get patients to question the arbitrary pricing of pharmaceuticals which was covered in El Diario. …

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Arts-Based Solutions for a Stronger America

On September 22-24, over 40 top-level private and public sector leaders along with renowned as well as emerging artists, converged at the Sundance Resort and Preserve for the sixth annual Americans for the Arts National Arts Policy Roundtable, “Innovating for Impact: Arts-Based Solutions for a Stronger America.” The Roundtable is convened in partnership with the […]

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Artist helps others after death of brother with schizophrenia

AN AFRICAN artist is determined to inspire people with mental health issues after her brother died suddenly five years ago. The tragedy prompted the artist, nicknamed Emkay, to study art therapy at the University of Hertfordshire where she is learning to help people struggling with self-harm to express themselves through art.

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Health Check: PeaceLove

Wonderful healing art program in Rhode Island. Brief but heartwarming video.

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Wall Street Occupennial – Report from HuffPost Arts

For the past 3 weeks Occupy Wall Street (OWS) has shaken up our nation in what one protester called a “protest movement not seen in America since the 1960s.” Having gained support from veterans and students alike, OWS is now reaching out to artists to contribute to the massive momentum.

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Call to Artists from Occupy Wall Street

The Wall Street Occupennial is an urgent call for artists to contribute to the ongoing Occupy Wall Street (OWS) movement currently centered at Liberty Plaza in the Financial District of New York City. The Occupennial is founded on the belief that artists have a crucial role to play in helping to elaborate and sustain the democratic public space that is currently being created by the occupation of Liberty Plaza and other sites across the globe.

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