Workshop Five: Cultural Organizing: Using drama and storytelling to advance racial and social justice

Afternoon Session: 2:45 pm – 4:30 pm

“Cultural organizing exists at the intersection of art and activism. It is a fluid and dynamic practice that is understood and expressed in a variety of ways, reflecting the unique cultural, artistic, organizational and community context of its practitioners. Cultural organizing is about placing art and culture at the center of an organizing strategy.” – Arts and Democracy Blog.

An award winning playwright, actor, director, Robbie McCauley will relate her experience of using drama to highlight authentic stories of racism, sexism, and oppression in the United States. Additionally, she will share her efforts working with communities using storytelling as a cultural vehicle to lend voice to the marginalized and to inspire cross-cultural dialogues and action for change.

Presenter:

Robbie McCauley

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