Newsletter: Creating Other Worlds

Newsletter sent on April 18, 2024. If you want to receive our weekly updates, sign up now! Hi friends, I’m thrilled to tell you about a series of online talks that the Artistic Activism Research CoLab has been hosting recently. We’ve had some incredible sessions with experts in artistic activism from around the globe. First, …

Call for Applications: Development Consultant

Development Consultant The Center for Artistic Activism is looking for a Development Consultant contractor. The work will be remote and part-time (average of 20 hours per month, with potentially more time leading up to annual appeals). The hourly rate for this contract will be between $45.00 – $53.00, depending on experience level. About Us: The …

LGBTQ+ Travel Alert Browser Extension

To celebrate #LGBTQTourismDay we are launching a NEW PROJECT: ❌ The LGBTQ+ Travel Alert Browser Extension! To celebrate #LGBTQTourismDay we are launching a NEW PROJECT: ❌ The LGBTQ+ Travel Alert Browser Extension! This browser extension (Now Available in the Chrome Store) alerts you before you book travel (and spend money) in regions with dangerously discriminatory laws like Uzbekistan, Uganda, …

Towards an International Research Co-Lab on Artistic Activism

Last week we held a second meeting to give shape to what we are calling an international research collaboratory (co-lab) on artistic activism. This is an initiative bringing together researchers from the Aoteroa/New Zealand, China, Denmark, Peru, Senegal, South Africa, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States. Our collective objective is to generate a …

State Violence & Desensitizing Dummies

A presentation and panel discussion exploring the problematic nature of the “Rubber Dummy” in the context of history, psychology and perspective of the firearms owning community. Featuring:Dr. Tony Jackson – Neuropsychologist and part of the leadership team of the Association of Black Psychologists. Mikail Ali – President of the Greater Bay Area Chapter of the …

2021: A Powerful Year for Artistic Activism

We want to share some of the amazing things that happened in the past year and give you a sneak peek of what’s to come. In 2021, we witnessed once again how creativity transforms advocacy work — making it more effective, more joyful, and also more sustainable for all involved. 2022 is sure to be …

Revolutionizing Activism: Can Creative Activism Combat Civic Apathy?

This is a recording of the first edition of Revolutionizing Activism, our new online conversation series between advocates, activists, grantmakers, journalists, and artists. In our first discussion, moderated by Jeanine Abrams McLean, President of Fair Count, we discussed how we as advocates can use creativity to cultivate joyous civic engagement and overcome apathy. Featuring activist-artists …

A Year of Unstoppable Voters

25 projects. 100 passionate people trained. And millions reached with creativity, humor, and hope: all to protect the freedom to vote. In August 2020, the Center for Artistic Activism put out an open call for creative, strategic, risk-taking projects to support voters and voting in the coming US elections. Within one week we received over …