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Walking the Walk: Poetry, Equity & Anti-Racism in the Literary Arts
December 8, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm| $10
Cave Canem is thrilled to host an anti-racism workshop to engage community building within the arts around issues of racism and equity.”Walking the Walk: Poetry, Equity & Anti-Racism in the Literary Arts” is a five-hour integrative anti-racism workshop geared towards leaders working in the literary arts. This workshop intends to impact the programming and work environments of arts institutions by training key administrators in anti-racist language, approaches and understandings. The workshop will be led by poet and social justice advocate, Ama Codjoe.
This program is closed to the public. Attendance is by invitation only. For inquiries contact Elizabeth Bryant at 718.858.0000.
Ama Codjoe is a highly skilled facilitator and consultant whose work continues to support teaching artists, administrators, and executive directors with new, organization-wide initiatives. Ama has conducted anti-racism trainings and workshops for numerous organizations, among them, National Guild for Community Arts Education, Pratt Institute, New York University and The Met Museum. As the former director of the DreamYard Art Center in the South Bronx, Ama has taught and directed arts and social justice programming for young people as well as professional development for educators and administrators.
Breakfast provided by The Greene Grape.