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Saturday, October 21 • 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Art, Politics, Spirit: Braided Activism for Culture Shift

The Water Protectors at Standing Rock have shown the world that in order to create authentic social change, conventional categories separating art from spirituality and politics have to be dissolved. Their braided activism offers us a model of how we can make the shift to a world in which we can all show up whole, moving our hearts and minds with creativity to work for social and environmental justice. Hosted by cultural activist and writer Arlene Goldbard. With: T. Lulani Arquette (Native Hawaiian), President/CEO of the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation; Cynthia Tom, visual artist, cultural curator, founder of A PLACE OF HER OWN, Board President, Asian American Women Artists Association; Rosa Gonzalez, Director of Applied Practice, Movement Strategy Center.


Workshop Speakers
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Lulani Arquette

Lulani Arquette is the President and CEO of the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation, a national organization dedicated to supporting cultural expression in American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian communities. She previously had 25+ years’ experience steering a variety... Read More →
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Arlene Goldbard

Arlene Goldbard is a writer, speaker, consultant and cultural activist whose focus is the intersection of culture, politics and spirituality. She serves as Chief Policy Wonk of the US Department of Arts and Culture (www.usdac.us) and President of The Shalom Center. She was named... Read More →
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Rosa González

Rosa González, visual and performing artist, is Director of Applied Practice at the Movement Strategy Center, which seeks to advance transformative resilience strategies in the transition to a regenerative, interconnected world, and also the founder of the Facilitating Power... Read More →
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Cynthia Tom

Cynthia Tom is a San Francisco based visual artist, cultural community curator and founder of the arts-based healing program, A Place of Her Own. Cultural Surrealism, Social Justice, Feminism, and Spirituality are themes in her work and projects, which have been shown widely, inc... Read More →


Saturday October 21, 2017 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Santa Rosa Room
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