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Location: YBCA Theater, 700 Howard St, San Francisco, 94103 (at the corner of 3rd Street) Please note- this is not the normal Mission St. entrance

Register HERE. If you can’t join us in person, watch the livestream HERE!

Join us to chart shifting demographics with art that fearlessly responds to an ever-changing USA. Arts in a Changing America (ArtChangeUS) at the California Institute of the Arts joins Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA), Youth Speaks, CultureStr/ke, and the Institute for Diversity in the Arts at Stanford University in welcoming you to Northern California — where visionary community-minded arts practice has long shaped national agendas. ArtChangeUS REMAP will convene artists and change makers April 15th – 16th at YBCA, a leader in generating art that moves and inspires meaningful shifts in civic practice.

The full agenda is available HERE.

Program presenters include: poet and playwright Dahlak Brathwaite, author Jeff Chang; choreographer Ananya Chatterjea; architect Teddy Cruz; San Francisco Cultural Affairs Director, Tom DeCaigny; actor/comedian D’Lo; political theorist Fonna Forman; writer Chinaka Hodge; writer/performer Marc Bamuthi Joseph; writer/performer Robert Farid Karimi; artist/entrepreneur Keba Konte; writer/educator Michelle Lee; poet/installation artist Brandie Macdonald; writer/educator Sarah O’Neal; First Peoples’ Fund ED, Lori Pourier; musician/educator Eugene Rodriguez; curator and San Francisco Foundation program officer, Tere Romo; theater artist Sayda Trujillo; Alternate Roots ED, Carlton Turner; Director of SMU Meadows Arts and Urbanism Initiative, Clyde Valentin; journalist/filmmaker Jose Antonio Vargas; artist/organizer Jodi Voice; visual artist Carol Zou, and more!

Registration includes lunch on April 15th, light refreshments on April 16th and a ticket to The Grand Slam Finals of theYouth Speaks 20th Anniversary Teen Poetry Slam.

If you’re interested in volunteering, please contact info@artchangeus.com

We are holding a block of rooms at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square for an amazing rate of $199/night. Reservations can be made online by clicking here.


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