Social Justice Thru The Arts

June 2-8, 2019

Diversity can be as simple and as rich as a different point of view.

The Social Justice thru the Arts institute presents students with an art project that celebrates diversity and researches identity through the study of selfies.

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Learning Outcomes

WE WILL EXPLORE TOGETHER

  • Understand the role of art in social justice advocacy through intercultural dialogue.
  • Recognize and see each other in various roles as individuals and creators of community.
  • Nurture individual and collective voice through the creative process while teambuilding and problem solving.
  • Encourage open exploration of identity and community to support belonging and trust.
  • Build relationships and connections to feel heard and understood.
  • Understand the importance of equity, access, and justice within and across communities.
  • Envision, create and design a community mural and present about the work and the process.

We Will Explore Together

  • How to advocate for social justice in our communities

  • Issues of gender equity, belonging, access, and justice

  • Where to fit in on a college campus

  • What a career in the arts looks like that focuses on social justice advocacy through a gender studies lens

  • How the creative process is a part of your story

Apply for SJTA

Download the Application (Coming Soon)

Deadline is March 1, 2020

Become a SJTA Mentor

Download the Mentors Application (Coming Soon)

Deadline is March 25, 2020

Contact

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Lisa Morgan
Colorado State University Dance Faculty
Lisa.Morgan@colostate.edu

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Silvia Minguzzi
Communication Manager and Designer, Gregory Allicar Museum of Art

silvia.minguzzi@colostate.edu

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Dr. Caridad Souza
Director of Center for Women’s Studies & Gender Research
caridad.souza@colostate.edu

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Dr. Patricia Vigil
Director of University Partnership and student access
Patricia.Vigil@colostate.edu

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