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CITIZEN ARTIST SALON: POLICY ON BELONGING

May 17, 2017

Grantee News From U.S. Department of Arts and Culture:

WHAT IF Planning Departments had to make that rezoning decisions didn’t impinge on on the #RightToBelong?

WHAT IF your School Board could resist a campaign to end bilingual education because a Policy on Belonging obliged them to ensure that all students felt equally welcome.

WHAT IF church leaders  stood in solidarity with Jewish and Muslim neighbors whose houses of worship has been vandalized, adopting a Policy on Belonging and helping to, spread the #RightToBelong far and wide? Learn about the tools to make these possibilities fully real!

You can make the #RightToBelong official policy by following the easy steps laid out in our free, downloadable Toolkit and joining in on this Citizen Artist Salon featuring:

  • Roberto Bedoya, Secretary of Belonging on USDAC National Cabinet and Oakland Cultural Affairs Manager
  • Andrew Grant-Thomas, cofounder of EmbraceRace and editor of the Othering & Belonging journal
  • Arlene Goldbard, USDAC Chief Policy Wonk and author of The Culture of Possibility: Art, Artists & The Future

Citizen Artist Salon: Policy on Belonging

Start: May 17, 2017 6:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) (GMT-05:00)

End: May 17, 2017 7:30 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) (GMT-05:00)

Host Contact Info: hello@usdac.us

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