2015 Emergence Symposium | Arts & Equity : Leading Social Change

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2015 Emergence Symposium | Arts & Equity : Leading Social Change says
Hosted by Neighbourhood Arts Network & SKETCH
In partnership with North York Arts, AVNU & Arts Starts

2015 Emergence Symposium | Arts & Equity : Leading Social Change will convene 200 artists, cultural workers, community leaders, academics, youth and policy makers to answer some of these important questions surrounding equity, diversity and inclusiveness in a facilitated three day conference experience that will create space for critical dialogue, leadership development, creative self-reflection, mentorship and cross sectoral collaborations.

The Emergence symposium invites you to join us in creating an inspirational 3-day gathering to celebrate, nurture and participate in unique leadership development opportunities using community engaged arts as the spring board to explore these important work and issues together.


Nov 12 -13, 2015 | Evergreen Brickworks, 550 Bayview Ave
Nov 14, 2015 | Toronto Centre for Arts, 5040 Yonge St

The symposium will include:

Day 1 | Location: Evergreen Brick Works)

We are kicking off the symposium with a dynamic Pecha Kucha Opening Cabaret

Day 2 | Location: Evergreen Brick Works

Peer-to-peer learning & Panels

Day 3 | Location: Toronto Centre for the Arts

Pancake Breakfast & Leadership Labs

Symposium topics will range from:

-Reconciliation and Decolonizing the Arts
-Hands on Equity Centred Creative Facilitation training
-Disability Arts & Cross Cultural Partnerships
-Conflict Resolution through Spoken Word
-Thriving & Surviving as a Racialized Artist : Leaders Lab
-Restorative Justice & Advocacy
-Planning the Unplannable : Leaders Lab
-Outdoor Self Reflection
-Equity in Theatre
-Immigrants Workers & Artist Bloc Montreal
-Sorplusi Method : Leaders Lab

* Shuttle and food will be provided.

Stay tuned! Speaker line-up will be announced next weekend.


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By: Neighbourhood Arts Network

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