Cultural Organizing for Social Change in New Orleans


Cultural Organizing for Social Change in New Orleans

a day-long workshop and gathering
July 19, 2014;  9:30AM – 4:30 PM 
New Orleans, LA
Presented by:
Arts & Democracy 
Junebug Productions 

Saturday July 19th, 2014 from
9:30AM to 4:30PM CDT
The Blue Plate Artist Lofts
1315 S. Jefferson Davis Pkwy
New Orleans, LA, 70125   Driving Directions


You are invited to participate in a workshop for artists, organizers, and activists who believe in the power of art & culture to advance social justice and community change.  

The workshop will include: 

  • Exploring a framework for cultural organizing
  • Introduction to the principles and practice of Story Circles, and 
  • Learning Labs, with a local focus on upcoming NOLA social justice events. 

There will also be time for networking, art-making, information exchange, and formulating concrete action steps.


Registration fee is $20 to $40 per person, on a sliding scale. This includes lunch. If you have more than one person coming from your organization, additional people can come for $15 each. Please pay online at (under “Donate Now”) OR bring cash, check or money order to the workshop itself. No one turned away for lack of funds.


Participation capped at 50, so sign up soon! 

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For more information about the workshop contact: 

Stephanie McKee at or 

Kathie deNobriga at


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Alternate ROOTS supports the creation and presentation of original art that is rooted in communities of place, tradition or spirit. We are a group of artists and cultural organizers based in the South creating a better world together. As Alternate ROOTS, we call for social and economic justice and are working to dismantle all forms of oppression—everywhere.