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October 15, 2018 Member News

Mural Arts to Hold Portraits of Justice Symposium

Portraits of Justice is a daylong symposium that will engage the public in reimagining the criminal justice system through the lens of art, advocacy, and policy reform.

October 12, 2018 Field News

New Research: Creative Placemaking and Community Safety

To better understand how creative placemaking can enhance community safety, the Urban Institute studied several creative placemaking efforts, examining their design, implementation, challenges, and successes.

September 26, 2018 Member News

CalArts Animation at UN’s HeForShe Impact Summit

The United Nations HeForShe Impact Summit is a global call to action focusing on significant issues like accelerating women’s economic empowerment, ending gender-based violence, driving gender-balanced leadership and gender equality in Hollywood. 

September 26, 2018 Field News

Arthur Mitchell, Pioneering Black Ballet Dancer, Dies at 84

Arthur Mitchell, who broke barriers for African-Americans in the 1950s as a ballet dancer with the New York City Ballet and who would go on to become a driving force in the creation of the Dance Theatre of Harlem, has died. He was 84.

September 12, 2018 Field News

Rising Diversity Demand Meets Short Supply

With dozens of shows now in production, television executives are hustling to diversify their writers’ rooms, the hidden nuclei of Hollywood where stories, dialogue and characters are born, and where the showrunners of tomorrow are created.

August 15, 2018 Member News

CalArts Partners with UN for Gender Equity Summit

As part of CalArts' (Valencia, CA) ongoing partnership with UN Women's HeForShe Movement, the Institute invited students to create animated short films that explored issues of gender inequality.