Tag: organizational leadership


Alternate ROOTS seeks a dynamic and visionary Visual Arts Coordinator for ROOTS Week. Thanks to continued support from the Joan Mitchell Foundation, ROOTS is able to dedicate time and energy to the cultivation of service to its visual arts members

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Driving Sustainable Change from Our Cultural Roots

By Carlton Turner, Executive Director, Alternate ROOTS (Utica, MS) The following statements were prepared for and delivered at the Activating Networks: Changing Culture Through the Arts convening at the Ford Foundation on July 29, 2014. This program was made possible by

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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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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.