The Art of Justice: Art-Making as Catalyst for Social Justice and Collective Action – culminates Wednesday, February 16th at 7 PM EST in collaboration with Victory Black Box Theatre’s monthly ‘Out of The Box’ program! In this special edition of What’s in the Box we will explore the relationship between politics and art with artist/activist Niki Lopez and Jasmen Rogers. This includes live performances by Jazz singer Ritah Wilburn and Keith Wade.
Virtual Showcase: Wednesday, February 16; 7 PM EST
The LA Lee Mizell YMCA Community Center and Niki Lopez of What’s Your Elephant present “The Art of Justice: Art-Making as Catalyst for Social Justice and Collective Action” an art-making series that features social justice-themed presentations, artist-led workshops across literary, visual, and performing arts, and culminating showcases that highlight the work created in the workshops while encouraging critical conversations about access, advocacy, agency, and collective action. This series ran from July 2021 to February 2022. For details on the project, click here: https://whatsyourelephant.org/theartofjustice
Register for the Zoom: https://bit.ly/theartofjustice-outofthebox
Victory Black Box Theatre at the YMCA is a part of the new LA Lee Mizell YMCA Community Center, it brings cultural arts to the Sistrunk community through cultural programming, arts education, and knowledge of behind-the-scenes performing arts like production management and technical skills.
Principal Visionary at Folding Chair Consulting
Jasmen Rogers (she/her/hers), Founder and Principal Visionary at Folding Chair Consulting, has worked for several years at the intersection of racial and gender justice, advancing legislation that centers Black women, co-creating curriculum that makes the political process accessible, organizing movements towards social change, and building a base of women of color committed to Reproductive Justice.
Did you miss the past art-making workshops or showcases? Click the Youtube link to watch it now.
Support for this project has been provided by the following funds at the Community Foundation of Broward: Oakland Park Woman’s Club, David and Francie Horvitz Family Fund, Ann Adams Fund and the Mary and Alex Mackenzie Impact Fund.
About the Community Foundation of Broward:
Founded in 1984, the Community Foundation of Broward helps families, individuals and organizations create personalized charitable Funds that deliver game-changing philanthropic impact. 479 charitable Funds represent more than $200 million in assets, distributing $131 million in grants over the past 36 years. The Community Foundation provides bold leadership on community solutions and fosters philanthropy that connects people who care with causes that matter. The Foundation empowers visionaries, innovators and doers to create the change they want to see in the community – and to BE BOLD. www.cfbroward.org