July 8, 2020 | Issue 4
A bimonthly newsletter with tips and resources to help you navigate your path to thriving.
What technique(s) do you use to focus during challenging times? SHARE WITH US !

tips from the experts to help you thrive
See creativity and education come together with Aysha Upchurch's poetic movements paired with an educational study. Additionally, organize yourself to prepare for the unexpected with CERF+'s resourceful templates. This tool will equip you to ELEVATE your arts life.
Aysha Upchurch "Moves Toward Equity"
A choreographed representation of Arts Connect International's research report on the cultural equity gap entitled "Moves Toward Equity: Perspectives of Arts Leaders of Color" by Aysha Upchurch. Watch →
CERF+'s Artist Studio Ready & Reopen Plan
A tool to create a disaster plan for individual or multi artist that use studio space for their arts business.
Join Us in Building Equity in the Arts & Culture Sector
Deadline: July 11th, 2020
Announcing a 4-month online course  for white-identifying arts leaders and/or predominately white arts and cultural institutions who are committed to building racial equity and justice in the arts.   The  Cultural Equity Learning Community   includes a go-at-your-own pace  learning course   with 2 units and complimentary wrap-around learning support.   Developed by experts based in Boston, registration ($250 for administrators/$500 for board members) is open to all throughout the country.
FAQs & Common Challenges | Artists Thrive

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self-care offerings to help you thrive
Whether you are protesting at the capital or meditating at home, we support the different ways you choose to REJUVENATE this week.
How to Protect Yourself During a Protest in a Pandemic
Harper’s Bazaar's guide to protecting yourself (and those around you) during a protest in a pandemic—including protest prep and what to do in worst case scenarios.

Image credit: Bruce Emmerling
Led by Pratt Institute staff, these free daily 30-minute sessions offer a wide variety of mindfulness & contemplative practices. Follow this link to sign-up for one or multiple sessions.  

Practice: Healing in Direct Action
For so many of our movements, times like now, when we really need to slow down for our own well-being, are often the very moments that we also need to give the most, to escalate, and to organize actions. We hope this wisdom-sharing from the past helps support you in navigating this time.
opportunities that bring artists together to support thriving
Connect with a national network of artists and arts administrators, funders and educators at our 2020 Virtual Summit. We have poetry from our past summits for you to enjoy until then.
Connect with us on social!
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details coming in the next issue!

For now, check out the poetry from last years summit!
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