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These inspiring stories help us think about the intentional practice of deep listening. How can listening promote respect, justice, equity, and ownership?
By opening the doors of their costume and prop shop to the local community, Center Theatre Group developed new partnerships and explored new ways to connect the craft of theatre with daily lives.
Watch this video about how systems thinking strategies helped SPACES Gallery think differently about cultivating individual donor relationships.
Cleveland Public Theatre and members of the Latino community formed Teatro Publico de Cleveland, an amateur ensemble theater company that created space for meaningful dialogue and new, powerful performances.
In order to invigorate their renewed vision of service and community partnerships, San Francisco Symphony developed Community of Music Makers, a platform of activities designed to support, encourage and sustain amateur music-making by adults in the Bay Area.
Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company’s recent “Connectivity” strategy is an example of how an organization’s founding motivations and culture can evolve over time to encourage innovation.
An underutilized theater, The Jones, becomes the testing ground for new nontraditional ways of using technology and engaging audiences for Denver’s largest professional theatre company.
BAM planned and piloted programs for their new facility, BAM Fisher, to connect with Brooklyn’s creative community.
Working together, Casita Maria and Dancing in the Streets are investigating the artistic legacy of the South Bronx.
Chimpanzee Productions created a touring multimedia event and online portal to share hidden history contained in family photo albums.
Public Access Design is a rapid response design clinic that provides community social justice organizations with grass-roots organizing tools.
Groundswell engaged local youth, artists, and community members in a series of community mural-making projects to identify local traffic and safety issues.
OurGoods undertook capacity-building initiatives to attract new users, match the diversity of barter requests, and improve its website.
A programming series that offers diverse participatory art-making experiences transforms an arts center.