Saturday, Sep 8, 9 AM-3 PM

Black August: A Call to Action!

Arts Estuary 1024
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1024 Elysian Fields Ave, New Orleans, LA
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Black August: A Call to Action! is a one-day convening happening on Saturday, September 8th, 2018, at Art Estuary 1024 [www.artsestuary.org] from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm in New Orleans, Louisiana. No Dream Deferred NOLA, a community anchored performing arts company, is partnering with multiple national as well as grassroots organizations to foster dialogue about prison reform and ending the mass incarceration of black and brown people in the United States. We will examine how art making can serve as a catalyst for community organizing and action through, facilitated conversations, play readings, shared meals and guest speakers. Sponsors Include: Rising Foundations www.risingfoundations.org Vera Institute of Justice www.vera.org/centers/new-orleans Tulane University Mellon Graduate Program for Engaged Scholarship https://cps.tulane.edu/academics/mellon-graduate-program