I'm thrilled to report that the project UNDER | STAND- an action dialogue on racism- has launched! The first event took place at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. More events to follow at Smith College, in the communities of Northampton, MA and Berlin, Germany, and beyond. Details coming up soon...
UNDER | STAND is a public event that uses simple physical action as the basis for connection, reflection and exchange on racism. This is an ongoing project being created in collaboration with diverse communities around the world. Much gratitude to the many people whose ideas, work and spirit are bringing these events to life, it's a privilege to be with you all.
If you would like to join the project or realize UNDER | STAND with your community, please be in touch! In the meantime, check out a few resources at the bottom of this mail.
With respect, Dana
Photos: M Palma Photography
UNDER | STAND : Los Angeles
For interesting and informative discussions on race and racism in current culture, I highly recommend Code Switch.
For thinking about using physical action in the creation of participatory events, check out Gene Sharp's fantastic 198 Methods of Nonviolent Action. Physical action as a tool for social change.