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5 Steps We Must Take To Truly Create An Inclusive, Representative, and Equitable Society

Karla Hartley of Stageworks Theatre: 5 Steps We Must Take To Truly Create An Inclusive, Representative, and Equitable Society Penny Bauder Follow Oct 8 · 7 min read Discover — actively look for voices that don’t sound like yours and faces that don’t look like yours to include in your organization. As the leader of [...]

By |2020-10-23T14:26:17-04:00October 23rd, 2020|Blog, Press|Comments Off on 5 Steps We Must Take To Truly Create An Inclusive, Representative, and Equitable Society

Be a Play Reader

The Play Is the Thing: The Importance of Being a Play Reader GUEST ARTICLE BY: NICK REICHERT Oftentimes you don’t even notice it. You walk into your local bookstore and mosey toward your familiar haunts. The most anticipated releases in fiction greet you with their colorful jackets, thick with adventure and intrigue. Adjacent to the [...]

By |2020-10-21T11:43:45-04:00October 21st, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Be a Play Reader

How to talk to your kids about racism and social justice.

How to talk to your kids about racism and social justice. Jun 9 In the following conversation, a mom talks to her Black son about his fears and feelings after a shooting of a Black youth. She coaches her son’s emotions in order to help him feel and be safer - and shares age-appropriate context and information [...]

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The art of creating: Why art is important for early childhood development

The art of creating: Why art is important for early childhood development Art exploration is not only fun and entertaining, but also educational. Here are some tips for growing your budding artist. Kylie Rymanowicz, Michigan State University Extension - January 22, 2015 Support your child’s artistic journey with these tips. Photo credit: Lenchensmama | MSU [...]

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Statement on Racial Injustice and Violence

8 minutes and 46 seconds. If you are reading this, take out your phone and set a timer for 8 minutes and 46 seconds. Then sit there until the alarm goes off.   Better yet, if you are reading this, take out your phone and set a timer for 8 minutes and 46 seconds. Then [...]

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WHY 12 ANGRY MEN IS MORE RELEVANT THAN EVER

WHY 12 ANGRY MEN IS MORE RELEVANT THAN EVER Tom Bond May 16, 2017 These are not tolerant times. It takes no stretch of the imagination to picture a minority man being swiftly sentenced to death because his peers were too lazy or short-sighted or racist to view his case as anything more than a [...]

By |2020-02-29T13:24:19-05:00February 29th, 2020|Blog, Events, History, Shows|Comments Off on WHY 12 ANGRY MEN IS MORE RELEVANT THAN EVER

The Color of Justice

A justice system which tolerates injustice is doomed to collapse. — Leonard Noisette, quoted in Reducing Racial Disparities in the Criminal Justice System (2000) In 1991 in Los Angeles, a bystander videotaped police officers beating Rodney King, a black man, after a car chase. People in the African-American community had long complained of cases of [...]

By |2020-02-29T13:12:59-05:00February 29th, 2020|Blog, Events, History, Shows|Comments Off on The Color of Justice

Racial Discrimination in the Courts: The Case of Marcus Robinson

A group of former prosecutors brought together by The Constitution Project at POGO has submitted an amicus brief to the North Carolina Supreme Court asking the Court to provide a remedy for the government’s racially discriminatory conduct in four cases, including that of Marcus Robinson. Mr. Robinson was convicted of robbery and murder and sentenced [...]

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The Most Important Moments In Your Life Are Not Where You Think

The Most Important Moments In Your Life Are Not Where You Think by VISKO MATICH · JUN 24, 2018   WHAT IF the entire way we thought about life was wrong? We often think the most important moments in life are the big events, but what if it was actually the small, boring, almost imperceptible [...]

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10 Ways to Deepen Your Connections With Others

10 Ways to Deepen Your Connections With Others By Tris Thorp Life’s biggest lessons, opportunities, and gifts are found in your connections with others. It’s easy to think you have it all together when you’re flying solo through the carnival of life. Relationships require work—you’re called to practice the art of giving and receiving. Yet [...]

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