Thank you to everyone who has attended one of our pre-screenings and/or donated to the Grrrl Justice Community Engagement campaign. We are preparing for our official spring release and the roll out of the Grrrl Justice Film Toolkit. Follow us on Instagram @grrrljusticefilm or visit back here on our webpage after the New Year for more details!
Join FORCE for a screening of Grrrl Justice, a short film by Shontina Vernon, followed by a Listening Session to Disrupt Rape Culture that focuses in on the criminal justice system. The filmmaker, Shontina will be present for this screening, talk back and listening session.
Through the Listening Campaign to Disrupt Rape Culture, FORCE is collaboratively hosting Listening Circles as spaces for victim-survivors in Baltimore to engage in necessary "dream work" about what a Baltimore without rape could look like, and what steps we need to take to build this new world. The ultimate goal of these Listening Circles is to create a platform to end rape in Baltimore that can be used to support organizing work.
Beyond Pink 4: Better Systems for Girls is a one-day summit and training for girl*serving advocates and professionals who work in systems including schools, youth development, child welfare, juvenile justice, health, mental health and housing. The focus is on building supportive environments, policies and practices. Workshops by Brittany Brathwaite of Girls for Gender Equity NYC and many others. (*youth who identify as female.)
8th Annual Gary International Black Film Festival October 12-14 Gary, IN
The Gary International Black Film Festival, Gary’s original independent Black film festival which runs from October 12-14 at Indiana University Northwest, will include a lineup of independent films from across the U.S. and abroad.
Produced every year by Northwest Film Forum, Local Sightings is Seattle’s only festival dedicated to Pacific Northwest films and filmmakers, showcasing new films from Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Alaska, the Yukon and British Columbia. And screenings are only part of the story: Each edition of Local Sightings features parties, juried prizes, artist talks, performances, discussions and networking events that allow film lovers and filmmakers to explore local creativity together.
Radically Re-Imagining the Project of Justice: Narratives of Rupture, Resilience, and Liberation
Every four years, the University of Puget Sound and the Race & Pedagogy Institute welcome more than 2,000 local, regional, national, and international participants to engage issues of race and to discuss the impact of race on education. Each conference builds on the success of the last and contributes new perspectives to the conversation. Join us, September 27 - 29, 2018, to explore the theme Radically Re-Imagining the Project of Justice: Narratives of Rupture, Resilience, and Liberation. Major sub-themes are: Rupturing the Logics of Domination: Urgencies in the Project of Justice; Undoing Miseducation: Reclaiming and Rewriting Narratives of Liberation; and Radical Transformations: New Publics, New Social Contracts.
Please join us for the fifth-annual Creative Advantage Arts Partner Summer Institute! This free workshop invites educators, artists, teaching artists, students, and cultural workers to join in creative community, learn from local experts, engage in art-making workshops, and share new ideas. Participation includes lunch, access to the galleries, and six (6) Washington State Clock Hours.