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Art & Activism: Civic Engagement Through Creative Expression

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017, 6:30 PM
Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate, Columbia Point

Art is one of the most powerful ways for people to express themselves and make their voices heard. The Institute hosted a panel discussion exploring how art serves as a form of civic expression, and the power of art to invigorate civic discourse. Educators and community leaders shared how they are harnessing art and creative expression to help young people contribute to the civic life of their communities.



  • Julie Burros, @julieburros , Chief of Arts and Culture, City of Boston
  • Jason E. Talbot, @afhboston , Co-Founder/Special Projects Director, Artists for Humanity
  • Karen Gross, @KarenGrossEdu , Senior Counsel, Finn Partners and Senior Fellow, Complete College America
  • Dr. Tony King, @tkingboston , Headmaster, Boston International Newcomers Academy, @BINcA_BPS

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Art & Activism: Civic Engagement Through Creative Expression

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