Art as Activism Workshop
May 2, 6-8pm, Arts/Literature Laboratory in Madison
For a sliding scale donation of $10-50 dollars, you can join the Flourish! Creative Development Series, which aims to empower artists and advocate for their legal, financial, and social interests. They will provide workshops on fair pricing, intellectual property, and how to navigate biases in the art world, in an effort to empower our communities for the better! Click here for more info.
Demonstration Against Sexual Assault
May 3, 7-8:30pm, Top of Bascom Hill
On this day, we will march against the sexual violence that has occurred repeatedly and shamefully throughout the school year on the UW Madison campus. We are done waiting for someone else to solve the issue - we have the right to feel safe walking home, and to speak out against these terrible events. So, come be a part of the movement against on-campus sexual assault! Click here for more info.
JUSTICE4TONY Reception at MMoCA Gallery Night
May 6, 5-9pm, at the Social Justice Center in Madison
On this day, to honor the 14 month anniversary of the unjust shooting of Tony Robinson, Tony's friends and family will hold an event, which includes an intimate photographic art exhibit documenting the difficult emotional times the Madison community has faced in the aftermath of his brutal murder. There will be refreshments and a strong sense of community. Click here for more info.
May 17, 6:30-8:30pm, Urban League of Greater Madison
This event will focus on the topic of “Accountability and Engaging the Community in a Non-Punitive Approach to Crime." It will be held at Madison’s Urban League. Click here for more info.
Racial Justice Tipping Point Kickoff
May 21st, 9am-5pm, James Reeb Unitarian Universalist Congregation
On May 21st, the Wisconsin Network for Peace and Justice (WNPJ) will be holding a gathering and training for members of the fight for racial justice. After learning about one another's work, participants will move on to training, in which they will learn ways to gain more support and a larger following for their organizations. The three breakout sessions provided will include "organizational change for racial justice", "direct action", and "engagement for base building". The training team will include YGB's Brandi and Z!, along with many other freedom fighters. The timing couldn't be better for a day of unity, project development, and community organizing - a strong and productive step in the right direction! Click here for more info.
Public Meeting on Penn Park Shelter Replacement Project
May 25th, 6pm, Atrium Community Room at Village on Park
To empower our communities and our people, we must come to these events to show up and show out!