War is the ultimate failure of imagination

War is the ultimate failure of imagination. We must imagine better solutions and work toward them. Fortunately there’s already a homegrown left vision in Israel-Palestine, that’s supported by a large and increasing number of Arabs and Jews. It’s utopian but also deeply pragmatic. Join us and imagine a way forward for Palestine-Israel Tuesday | February …

Announcing: Unstoppable Voters 2024 Fellows!

We are thrilled to be supporting a record 15 artistic activists in 2024 A supersized election year calls for a supersized Fellowship program, and we are thrilled to share the 15 leaders who make up our two Unstoppable Voters Fellowships for 2024. Hailing from Wisconsin, Ohio, Georgia, Alabama, New York, and DC, these six Fellows …

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 …

Listen to us on Team Human!

We loved talking with the brilliant Douglas Rushkoff, one of the smartest and most curious thinkers about social change, technology, revolution, and culture. In this episode, Rushkoff — who is an Advisory Board Member of the Center — asks the best questions about how and why artistic activism works. We highly recommend his Team Human …

Call for Applications: Program Assistant

Program Assistant C4AA is seeking a Program Assistant to help the organization support artistic activism the world over. This is a temporary staff position until December 31, 2024, open to anyone authorized to work in the U.S. at 30-40 hours per week, working remotely (preferably in the NY, FL, and MD areas) on a flexible …

The Center Recommends: Art Works

💘 This week, the Center recommends “Art Works: How Organizers and Artists are Creating a Better World Together” (2023) by Ken Grossinger. According to our own Steve Duncombe, “focusing on stories of artists and organizers collaborating over a wide range of movements, in Art Works Ken Grossinger establishes the key principle for success when using …

Creative Consulting Happy Hours

Quick, free creative consulting sessions with the Unstoppable Voters team, every Friday. Let’s chat, cheers, and chart better courses forward for the 2024 elections, together. Have an event planned and need ideas for how to make it more successful? Not sure what tactic to choose to accomplish your pro-voter goal? Trying something new and want …

Pop Culture Field Trips (Part 1 + 2)

Hi there, My name is Serena, and I’ve been working with the Communications Team here at the Center this summer. I have a confession: I grew up without television. Wait what?! This may seem like a strange way to introduce myself, (especially for someone halfway through the last year of a media studies degree!) but …

Special Call: Pittsburgh Faculty Fellowship

Turn your Pittsburgh higher education campus into a hub of creative civic engagement in 2024 Apply by November 28 Civically-engaged students change the world. From the Civil Rights Movement of the 60s to innovative methods to ensure climate justice today, students on college and university campuses have worked tirelessly to improve all of our lives. …

Ways to Win with Unstoppable Voters in 2024

We’re offering our widest range of programs yet to help you make the impossible possible next year Bold experimentation! Happy hours during the day! Workshops that will make a world of difference! We all know we’ll need to bring our best (and then some) to mobilize millions to the polls in 2024, to elect politicians …

Open Call: Unstoppable Voters Fellowship

Want to bring more creativity and bold action to civic engagement work in 2024? Apply to join our Unstoppable Voters Fellowship for leaders at U.S. voting organizations!  Receive one-of-a-kind training, mentorship, and hands-on support – and make the impossible possible. DEADLINE EXTENDED! Apply by November 28 Across the United States, civic engagement advocates are gearing up …

Open Call: Faculty Fellowship

Turn your higher education campus into a hub of creative civic engagement in 2024 Apply by November 1 Civically-engaged students change the world. From the Civil Rights Movement of the 60s to innovative methods to ensure climate justice today, students on college and university campuses have worked tirelessly to improve all of our lives. Yet …

Our Votes, Our Stories: Unstoppable Voters

Join our special workshops in collaboration with the Sam & Adele Golden Gallery’s exhibit on the importance of democracy Looking to get more involved in voting activism? Wanting to make real change but not sure where to start? Interested in meeting more engaged folks in your community? Join us in-person on November 1 from 6-8pm OR …

Special Event! Ways to Win with Unstoppable Voters in 2024

Join us on October 24 to learn about the many ways we’ll work with you to win big in 2024 Bold experimentation! Happy hours during the day! Workshops that will make a world of difference! 2024 is going to be a YEAR. So the Center for Artistic Activism and its Unstoppable Voters team has put …

Every Strike, Everywhere, All At Once!

Subscribe to receive bi-weekly newsletters like this one! Happy Labor Day ! We were talking with Daniel Scheinert, one of the amazing Daniels who directed Everything Everywhere All At Once. We were telling him about one of the ways we help advocates brainstorm new ideas. If you’ve been in our workshops, you know this exercise: …

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, …

We Made The Impossible Possible In Atlanta And Beyond!

Hi friends, Do you know that feeling of wanting to make sure you never forget the exact moment you’re in? You know — that kind of moment when everything about it feels so special — the space, sights, and sounds, and most importantly — the people, and the conversations, laughter, and joy you share with …

Video: Making the Impossible Possible Convening

Making the Impossible Possible included over 40 voting champions, representing 32 organizations, across 13 states. Over three days together, we revolutionized our civic engagement work, learned from and inspired each other, and came up with creative strategies to win the immense electoral and democratic battles we face this year and in the year ahead. Learn …