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 Early this year, arts organizations across Canada sent letters to the government advocating for the arts during the 2021 pre-budget consult……read more

JMP/ICASC Fall/Winter 2020 Newsletter

December 11, 2020 by ICASC

 The JMP/ICASC Fall/Winter 2020 newsletter is out!Check it out and get updates on our community-engaged arts mentorship program, FUTURES/forward, and more.…read more

Possibility and Radical Change

April 20, 2020 by Judith Marcuse, Founder and Co-Director, ICASC

As we face the ongoing challenges of the pandemic, more aware than ever of how we are both connected to and disconnected from each other, I send all best wishes for your good health and that of all in your circles. As we adapt and try to live as fully and kindly as we can, I offer some thou……read more

What are other countries' governments doing for arts and culture in response to COVID-19 impacts? This blog post (from Australia) does a pretty good job of providing updated information on what other governments around the world are doing to support arts and culture during the CO……read more

Love in the Time of COVID-19

March 24, 2020 by ICASC

Community-engaged Art for Social Change (ASC) in the Time of COVID-19 We at ICASC hope that everyone reading this note is healthy and weathering the emotional, economic and creative challenges of this pandemic. The ASC community is resilient and innovative; our skills and ways of……read more

FUTURES/forward is Launched!

March 3, 2020 by ICASC

COMMUNITY-ENGAGED ARTS + MENTORSHIP + CLIMATE ACTION = FUTURES/forward MENTORSHIP PROGRAM! → Are you an early to mid-career community-engaged artist who would benefit from the support of a senior ASC artist? Are you passionate about climate justice? → Are you a seasoned community-engaged a……read more

The ASC! Research Project Final Report is Out!

ASC!, News, Reports, Resource
October 17, 2019 by ICASC/ASC! Project

Check out the ASC! Project's final report!In 2013, a national team of academic researchers and community partner organizations, hosted by SFU’s International Centre of Art for Social Change ( received a $2.5 million grant from the Social Sciences and Humani……read more

Our Spring 2019 Newsletter is out! Take a Look! …read more

Judith Marcuse Projects Society (JMP) — now in its 39th year of operations and partnered with SFU in the globally-recognized International Centre of Art for Social Change ( — is an arts organization and pioneer in the field of ……read more

ICASC/JMP Strategic Plan 2019-21 ICASC and JMP are now ready to move into the next stage in our evolution!   Background: During six years of research, the ASC! Project revealed a community-engaged art f……read more



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