FOR COMMON GOOD - ARIMA X LOUISVILLE EXCHANGE
Promoting Cultural Diplomacy and Social Change through the Arts
ABOUT THE EXCHANGE
The main goal of this project is to promote the viability of arts for social change programming by building the capacity and strengthening the entire network of entities and individuals that promote social change through the arts. Thus, helping them in their missions to directly empower the most vulnerable members of society through the arts.
This online, tuition free program will build the arts for social change technical skills and provide cultural diplomacy opportunities for 60 Arima and East Trinidad based educators, media practitioners, writers, poets, visual artists, cultural practitioners, historians, local government officials and policy makers interested in using arts to effect change.
Louisville based, Artists, Artivists, Art Educators, Cultural Practitioners, Teachers, Freelancers, Creative Entrepreneurs will facilitate sessions in the following:
Writing for Culture - ( Documenting Oral History, Community Journalism, Self Publishing)
Inclusive Arts Education - ( Visual Arts and Special Needs Education in Children, Empowering Adults with Special Needs through Visual Art)
Community Arts Engagement - ( Creative Placemaking, Community Engagement through the Arts, Executing Public Art Projects
Training to culminate in community based project
FOR COMMON GOOD Platform created to house online learning and virtual exchanges