A Day of Perspective with American Artist and Activist Patrisse Cullors
Join us for A Day of Perspective with AmericanArtist and Activist Patrisse Cullorspresented byHouston Coalition Against Hate (HCAH)* and the UH Graduate College of Social Work.Patrisse Cullorsis an artist, organizer, educator, public speaker,socialactivist, New York Timesbest-sellingauthor,andco-creator of theviralTwitterhashtag andmovement, #BlackLivesMatter. ALos Angeles native, she isa co-founder of the Black Lives Matter Global Network and founder of grassroots,Los Angeles based organization Dignity and Power Now. She will deliver the evening keynote address.
The day begins with an art exhibit that showcases the work of socially relevant/conscious Houston artists Patrick McGrath Muniz, Vincent Valdez, David McGee, Monica Villareal, and Kay Sarver. Following the exhibit, HCAH and University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work will facilitate a panel discussion with the artists from 2:00 - 4:00 pm. An evening keynote by Patrisse Cullors at 6pm will complete the day's events.
Date: September 27, 2019
Time/Schedule of Events:
1PM-2PM - Art Exhibit
2PM-4PM - Artist Panel Discussion: "Art in the Space of Social and Political Advocacy"
*The Houston Coalition Against Hate is a network of community-based organizations, institutions and leaders in Houston, TX that have come together to collectively address incidents of bias, hate, discrimination and violence against Houstonians because of their religion, race/ ethnicity, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression and immigration status.