Tearing Down Boxes and Embracing Change

Phoenix Theater Cultural Center 705 N. Illinois Street, Indianapolis, IN

Fiber artists from two guilds unite to create an art exhibit that breaks us out of our boxes and embraces change!  Learn more in a Trail Talk session with fiber artists and actors who have portrayed artists dealing with change, as they discuss art as a vehicle for healing and growth. To broaden ourselves we […]

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**Award of Awesomeness Nominee! ** Monumental Changes: History and Power in Public Art

Garfield Park Arts Center - Main Gallery 2432 Conservatory Dr., Indianapolis, IN

Explore the role of power and memory in public art. Learn about the history, controversy, and recent removal of a Confederate monument in Garfield Park and envision an equitable future for the site through this exhibition and panel discussion featuring Dr. Paul Mullins, Jordan Ryan, and Danicia Monet. The exhibition will include historical information about […]

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Creating Positive Change in the Community through Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Community stakeholders will join in a panel discussion to talk about how they are incorporating equity, diversity and inclusion into their work and making Johnson County a more inclusive community. This event brings leaders from Johnson County’s public school, higher education, and health care systems together to talk about the changes their organizations are making […]

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B-Movies and Bad History

KanKan Cinema and Brasserie 1258 Windsor St, Indianapolis, IN

Good history doesn’t always make for good drama. Share your feelings about the best (and worst) portrayals of the past on screen through clips and conversation with our panel of local filmmakers and historians. What happens when Hollywood defines how we think about history? Can we create an historically accurate film without taking dramatic license? […]

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Psychedelic Medicine: CPR for the Soul?

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Go on a journey into the mind to explore the possibility of relief of suffering and spiritual growth through psychedelic-assisted therapy. A universal change we all must face is death. For some, anticipation of this change brings significant distress. New research shows that guided psychedelic-assisted therapy might ease this distress for some of those battling […]

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We Are The Change We’ve Been Waiting For: A Practical Guide to Social Change

Indiana Interchurch Center 1100 W. 42nd St., Indianapolis, IN

Transform a mindset of "that's terrible" into "I can be the change!" after hearing from grassroots activists and learning practical action steps for social change. Beginning with a panel discussion featuring local activists followed by small group discussions, participants will explore clear, easy-to-understand strategies they can use to confront challenges they see in the world. […]

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Coming Through to the Other Side: Changes in Schools and Communities COVID & Beyond

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Join a team of educators and families to consider what equity and inclusion means for schools and communities as they emerge from the COVID-19 global pandemic. Using the Mmogo method – an indigenous gathering method from South Africa that uses visuals and artifacts to anchor dialogue – attendees are invited to consider the experiences and […]

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The Moral of Our Stories: Personal Ethics in the Work of Social Change

Circle City Industrial Complex - Ste. C1 1125 Brookside Ave., Indianapolis, IN
Virtual Event Hybrid Event

Three local community activists—Phyllis Boyd, Elizabeth Wallin, and Andy Beck—talk with community member Martin Coleman about maintaining a moral vision when working for social change challenges the ideals motivating that very work. When our ideals lead us to unlikely alliances, opportunities laden with unintended consequences, or interpersonal conflict, how does our understanding of our moral […]

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Common Grounds Cinematic Conversations: The Enduring Legacy of the Plantation

Crossroads AME Church 4602 N. College Ave., Indianapolis, IN

Explore resistance to change in social and political hierarchies of the U.S. through three films—including “Antebellum”(2020)—a panel discussion, and community conversations. This event—a film festival featuring “Antebellum,” “Sankofa,” and “Harriett”– asks the public to consider how much the United States has changed in the 400 years since the arrival of the first enslaved Africans and […]

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