The first Kinderland Arts & Activism Festival benefiting Camp Kinderland will take place in Tolland, Massachusetts over Labor Day weekend, September 3 to 5, 2016. The festival will bring together musicians, artists, and dancers, with activists and organizers for a celebration of art as an agent of peace. The objective of the festival is to bring together those who want to make the world a better place, and to surround them with the music and art that is already doing it.
The Black Land and Liberation Initiative is a vision, strategy and training program grounded in Black liberation and anchored by Black leadership. The Initiative aims to develop a larger political project of launching a trans-local, Black-led land reclamation and reparations initiative co-created by the participants. Applications open for the training program running August 2016 to June 2017.
live music, national tour of the songs of yemen,
Alwan For the Arts will host musician Abdulrahman AlAkhfash in his National Tour of the Songs of Yemen, June 17.
event: Sean Ahern: Why are Black and Latino teachers disappearing?
Why are Black and Latino teachers disappearing? -Why should we care and what can we do about it? Special presentation by Sean Ahern
Monday May 23, 2016, 4:15pm
UFT Chapter Forum, at Edward A. Reynolds West Side High School, 1st Floor Library, 140 West 102 Street, Between Amsterdam Ave and Columbus Ave, in Manhattan.
Monday May 23, 2016, Start 4:15pm, End 5:30pm
Sean Ahern has been a NYC high school teacher since 1999. He currently teaches incarcerated youth on Rikers Island and is the UFT delegate from the East River Academy. He is a member of the UFT Committee on Economic and Social Justice.,The Coalition for Public Education (CPE), Teachers Unite, The Teachers Diversity Committee of NYC, and the Movement of Rank and File Educators (MORE). He is a native New Yorker and graduate of the NYC public school system (1971) as are his three children. Since 2004 he has been active in efforts to stop and reverse the disappearing of Black and Latino educators.
Our mission is to bring together cultural workers and artists working in all media and performance arts with the focus on contributing to building the peace and justice movement in Brooklyn.....Read more
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