How do you incorporate social justice within an art class or workshop? Photographer and educator, Aarav Sundaresh and CityArts’ Core Teaching Artist, Michelle Nugent will show different ways to teach culturally relevant content to youth and discuss how curricula inside and outside of a school setting can address themes in social justice.
Nika Gorini, CityArts Program Director, will lead this youth-focused workshop around CityArts’ intentional, prosocial approach to engaging youth in a manner that is productive and constructive to their development as people. What makes an art program a youth development program? This workshop is for individuals and/or organizations working with students (K-8) who are interested in how to incorporate Positive Youth Development in their classrooms and workspaces.
Using performance and multimedia to talk about privilege, identity, and oppression, Pushed Learning & Media will lead a workshop for Teaching Artists who are interested in learning how to navigate conversations pertaining to social justice issues with youth.
What happens when students lead uncomfortable conversations in the classroom? This teen-centered workshop led by Taliq Tillman, a senior at The Met School and co-founder of Diversity Talks, will focus on cultural diversity, equity, and inclusion within arts programming.