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Saturday, June 17 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
Organizing for Cultural Equity

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Cultural organizations by and for communities of color are underfunded by foundations and widely misunderstood by the nonprofit industrial complex. This workshop details successful organizing efforts in New Orleans, Denver and San Antonio to hold funders and nonprofits accountable. How can we share what we have learned to make our trans-local efforts even stronger? Participants will leave with new relationships, organizing techniques and opportunities for collaboration.


Sage Crump

National Performance Network
Sage Crump is a culture strategist who seeks to expand and deepen the work of artists, cultural workers and arts organization in social justice organizing. Based in New Orleans but working nationally, she believes in leveraging art, culture and creative practice to transform systemic... Read More →

Jayeesha Dutta

Radical Arts and Healing Collective
Jayeesha Dutta is a tri-coastal artivist-scholar pursuing a doctorate at the University of New Orleans, focusing her work on using art, healing and relationship building for intersectional social justice movement building. She has been organizing with nearly 100 organizations across... Read More →
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Tanya Mote

Su Teatro
Tanya Mote has been with Su Teatro since 1997. She has served as a board member for the Grassroots Institute for Fundraising Training (GIFT) and the National Performance Network and is a track coordinator for the Allied Media Conference (Resourcing and Sustaining Our Movements). She... Read More →

Maria Rangel

María Cherry Galette Rangel is a dance artist, curator, cultural organizer, and development strategist. As Co-Founder/Director of Mangos With Chili (2006-16), she developed the work of over 150 QTPOC artists, launched 80+ productions via national tours and local seasons of programming... Read More →

Graciela Sanchez

Esperanza Peace and Justice Center
Graciela Sánchez follows in the footsteps of her mother and abuelitas, strong neighborhood mestiza cultural workers. As director of the Esperanza Peace and Justice Center, Graciela works with community members to develop programs that culturally ground people of color, queer people... Read More →

Ann-Meredith Wootton

Radical Arts and Healing Collective
Ann-Meredith Wootton - Standing in the footsteps of a long line of hard-headed rascal women who grounded me in traditions of resistance and community building through storycircles, arts-based trauma healing, & transformative justice. Co-founder of the Radical Arts & Healing Collective... Read More →

Saturday June 17, 2017 11:00am - 12:30pm EDT
State Hall: Room 131