Art, Empowerment and Belonging: Intersectional Identities

Wednesday, June 19 from 5pm - 7pm

Celebrate Pride Month with the Roundtable on June 19, 2019 at New York Live Arts! Join us for a workshop on how how art can be used to strengthen the LGBTQ voices.

Registration is FREE.

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Art, Empowerment and Belonging: Intersectional Identities & Roundtable Annual Meeting

Join the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art for an interactive workshop that will engage participants in activities that use art for exploring self-identification, intersectionality and activism. Attendees will learn about the pedagogical lens used at the Leslie-Lohman Museum and how art can be used to strengthen the LGBTQ voices.

This event will also feature the Roundtable’s Annual Meeting as well as a reception with FREE Ben & Jerry’s following the workshop.

Registration is FREE and open to all.

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Moving Forward with the Roundtable

Your Voice. Your Impact.

On the heels of a tremendously successful Town Hall and the closing of the Roundtable Survey on May 15, we want to say THANK YOU. Thank you for your candor, your willingness to dream big, and for your dedication to arts education in NYC.

Based on the feedback we received from these different channels, the Roundtable’s Strategic Planning Committee met in mid-May to analyze and discuss next steps that our organization can take to better meet the needs of our community.

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Teaching Artist Appreciation Week!

Published on: May 24th, 2019

 

This week was Teaching Artist Appreciation Week! Thank you to all Teaching Artists and their hard work.

 

We featured stories from our #TeachingArtist Affairs Committee about a special Teaching Artist in their life. In case you missed any check them out below:

 

Carol Daniel

Nominated by: Justin Daniel

“My mom,

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Let’s Make Sure The Teaching Artist Isn’t An Endangered Species

Throughout my career as a teaching artist, I’ve had the privilege of working with the most dedicated and inspiring teachers, administrators and staff, whose commitment is unmatched. When arts budgets are cut and resources reallocated, they fight to keep arts education in our schools, libraries, shelters and prisons. They are committed to the value the arts bring to our communities.

My 10-year tenure conducting hand drum workshops at the juvenile detention center at the Middlesex County Division of Youth Services began in 2001 and continues to serve as a reminder to myself that art education works.

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Taking Part in a Creative Activity Can Boost Mental and Emotional Well-being – Report

Engaging in creative activities for even the briefest time can boost well-being and help people cope with the stresses of modern life, a new study has suggested.

Commissioned by BBC Arts, it represents the first time that researchers have explored how creative activities, such as acting in a play, singing in a choir, or playing an instrument or painting, can help manage emotions and mood.

It found three main ways in which people use creativity as coping mechanisms to control emotions.

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Social Justice Workshops from Seachange Collective

Incorporating Gender & Sexuality Into Social Justice Work **NEW WORKSHOP**

June 7 , 2019, 9am-5pm, hosted at Synergos, Midtown Manhattan, NYC

Join our gender & sexuality workshop to go beyond the basics of inclusion, to incorporate a more complex understanding of sex, gender, and sexuality in non-profit programs, community organizing, and everyday life. We’ll explore what the buzzwords really mean, and how these aspects of our identity intersect with different forms of oppression.

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Day of Learning 2019: Action Learning Session Resources

Online Resources

Exploring the Process and Commitment of Becoming Better Social Justice Orgs

Chart Paper Takeaways

 

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NYC Department of Education – Helpful Links

The NYC Department of Education recently restructured its website to better communicate with constituents and NYC DOE personnel:

  • Main NYC DOE site (schools.nyc.gov) will be primarily for parents and families‎.
  • Info Hub (infohub.nyced.org) will be for cultural partners and other constituents with public facing resources.
  • WeTeachNYC (weteachnyc.org) will house materials and resources for educators; some content will require a NYC DOE login.

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de Blasio Names a New Schools Chancellor

Click HERE for the New York Times Story

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