Art As a Weapon Conference

Calling all educators, activists, and artists!
Join us on Monday, January 16, 2017 to learn strategies and tools for using art and social justice in school and community-based settings.
Keynote address by Dr. Shawn Ginwright, Associate Professor of Education & Africana Studies Studies at San Francisco State University and leading national expert on African American youth, youth activism & youth development.
The day will include workshops that explore best practices in using the arts and social justice both in and out of schools, a lunch time Open Mic, and a closing panel. Workshops topics will include: arts integration, art & activism, restorative justice, Black Lives Matter movement, performance, early childhood, and digital equity. Light breakfast and lunch will be provided, and the day will conclude at 5:45 after a Community Dialogue and closing reception.
Groundswell will present at one of the break-out workshops. Join us!


1501 Jerome Avenue NY 10452 US

Monday, 01/16/2017

8:30 AM – 5:00 PM


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