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The Transformative Power of the Arts in Anti-Racist Education

Transformative Power of the Arts Panel


Recorded October 1, 2020

Art is a powerful tool for healing, grounding, expression, creativity, and innovation. Yet, it is usually the first resource to go due to budget cuts. Arts programs that do remain are traditionally colonized and white-centered.

Watch as our panel explores how different forms of art and expression can be used as a catalyst for educational justice and transformation.


Panelists Include: 

Nailah Butler, Co-Founder & CEO of Epitome of Soul

Josh Campbell, Anti-Racist Arts Consultant for Young Audiences Arts for Learning, teaching artist, dramaturg, playwright, producer, director, and arts administrator.

Angela M. Counts, Lorraine Hansberry award-winning playwright and author, filmmaker, and educator

(Read their full bios HERE).



Ashley Y. Lipscomb, Co-Founder & CEO of The Institute for Anti-Racist Education