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 One of the main raison d'êtres of ICASC's  FUTURES/forward community-engaged art mentorship program is to build the capacity of community-engaged arts to fuel change in all areas of social justice, especially climate ……read more

Open Letter to Minister Guilbeault: Reframing the Arts

May 12, 2021 by Brenda Leadlay, ED of the BC Alliance for Arts + Culture, and Judith Marcuse, Founder/Director of the International Centre of Art for Social Change (ICASC)
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 On May 7, 2021, a letter was sent to the Honourable Minister of Canadian Heritage, Steven Guilbeault, endorsed by organisations and individuals from across Canada. Reframing the Arts, proposes an expanded vision for arts and culture in Canada, as well as the creation……read more

FUTURES/forward Mentorships: Featuring Desirée Patterson

May 11, 2021 by Desirée Patterson, FUTURES/forward Mentee, October 2020 to March 2021
Environmental Action, FUTURES/forward Mentorships, Featured, Youth Empowerment
 FUTURES/forward Mentee, Desirée Patterson — cohort #3 duo, October 2020 to March 2021 — mentored by Flick Harrison…read more

FUTURES/forward Mentorships: Featuring Juliana Bedoya

April 28, 2021 by Juliana Bedoya, FUTURES/forward Mentee, October 2020 to March 2021
Environmental Action, FUTURES/forward Mentorships, Featured
 FUTURES/forward Mentee, Juliana Bedoya — cohort #3 triad, October 2020 to March 2021 — mentored by Seanna Connell— As part of the triad model, Juliana was placed as an artist-in-residence……read more

FUTURES/forward Mentorships: Featuring Kristy Benz

April 20, 2021 by Kristy Benz, FUTURES/forward Mentee, October 2020 to March 2021
Environmental Action, FUTURES/forward Mentorships, Featured
FUTURES/forward Mentee, Kristy Benz — cohort #3 triad, October 2020 to March 2021 — mentored by Will Weigler— As part of the triad model, Kristy was placed as an artist-in-residence at the Ontario Cle……read more

FUTURES/forward Mentorships: Featuring Evan Medd

April 20, 2021 by Evan Medd, FUTURES/forward Mentee, October 2020 to March 2021
Environmental Action, FUTURES/forward Mentorships, Featured
FUTURES/forward Mentee, Evan Medd — cohort #3 duo, October 2020 to March 2021 — mentored by David Diamond…read more

FUTURES/forward Mentorships: Featuring Renée Michaud

April 17, 2021 by Renée Michaud, FUTURES/forward Mentee, October 2020 to March 2021
Environmental Action, FUTURES/forward Mentorships
 FUTURES/forward Mentee, Renée Michaud — cohort #3 triad, October 2020 to March 2021 — mentored by Laura Barron-- As part of the triad model, Renée was placed as an artist-in-residence at ……read more

FUTURES/forward Mentorships: Featuring Miranda Currie

April 9, 2021 by Miranda Currie, FUTURES/forward Mentee, October 2020 to March 2021
FUTURES/forward Mentorships, Featured
 FUTURES/forward Mentee, Miranda Currie — cohort #3 duo, October 2020 to March 2021 — mentored by Holly Arntzen Community-engaged arts project: Sing Together! — an in……read more

 What can community-engaged arts do to power up inspiration, hope, and activism? Join us on this webinar, April 28, to find out!As part of our FUTURES/forward community-engaged art mentorship program, the……read more

A Question and an Opportunity

March 23, 2021 by Judith Marcuse, ED of ICASC
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The impact of community-engaged art for social change is varied – it nurtures individual and community wellness, including both mental and physical health; it can further citizen engagement, address conflict and build social cohesion; it enhances enviro……read more

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