Tag: innovation

A Double Shot of Espresso: Alternate ROOTS and the EmcArts Innovation Lab Process

Article by Ashley Minner (Baltimore, MD) For a little over a year now, Alternate ROOTS members and staff have been exploring our membership and governance structures through the guidance of the EmcArts Innovation Lab process. You may remember some of the places

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Innovation, Adaptation, and Invitation: Alternate ROOTS’ Journey Through the EmcArts Innovation Lab

Battles over immigration, privatized prisons, violence against people of color, stand your ground laws, the end of the Voting Rights Act, Moral Mondays and the Dream Defenders, concentration of wealth in an increasingly small group of people… This is an

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Press Release: Alternate ROOTS Receives Highly Competitive EmcArts Innovation Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 11/25/13 Keyl McCord, 404-577-1079, keryl@alternateroots.org Shannon M. Turner, 404-577-1079, shannon@alternateroots.org Alternate ROOTS Receives Highly Competitive EmcArts Innovation Award •    37-year-old arts organization to learn about old dogs and new tricks •    Social change leaders tackle internal change  ATLANTA,

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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.