June 24, 2020 | Issue 3
A bimonthly newsletter with tips and resources to help you navigate your path to thriving.

Check out our partner, Winston-Salem Community Mural Project
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tips from the experts to help you thrive
Here we bring you sources to ELEVATE your practice of creating an equitable world for artists and art lovers alike. How prepared are you and your institution prepared for reopening?
Join Us in Building Equity in the Arts & Culture Sector
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.
Looking for Unemployment and Workers Rights Help?
ArtSwell TV offers an info session about unemployment benefits and workers rights during coronavirus.
Looking for action items? This document follows open cases of black lives lost to police brutality. It includes action items to get justice for David Mcattee, Tony McDade, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, Sean Reed, James Scurlock, Justin Hollowell, Manuel Ellis, Jaleel Stallings, and Dion Johnson.
Complete the Artists Thrive Self-Assessment Worksheet: POWER

Download our POWER assessment tool worksheet.

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self-care offerings to help you thrive
How have you spent time to REJUVENATE yourself this week? These sources make self care easy to incorporate into your daily creative practice.

Tending to Ourselves First
Leslie Kimiko Ward is a social practice artist, movement specialist, and writer. Her uplifting speech from ArtPlace America's 2018 Summit tells us "We must first be well before we can begin to do the work of the people."

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.  

Resources to support black folks in this traumatic and socially distant time.
opportunities that bring artists together to support thriving
Connect with a national network of artists and arts administrators, funders and educators. We encourage you to share your successes and struggles, post your questions and best practices, and join us to learn and teach. Follow the links below to our website for more details.
June's Virtual Meet Up:
Creativity Think Tank
Join other creative minds to envision the future of our equitable arts community post-pandemic.

Friday, June 26th - 4:00-5:00pm EST

more details coming soon!

Pictured: June 2020 Community Mural Project from our summit host city, Winston-Salem.
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