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A Day of Perspective with American Artist and Activist Patrisse Cullors

Join us for A Day of Perspective with American Artist and Activist Patrisse Cullors presented by Houston Coalition Against Hate (HCAH)* and the UH Graduate College of Social Work.
 
Patrisse Cullors is an artist, organizer, educator, public speaker, social activist, New York Times best-selling author, and co-creator of the viral Twitter hashtag and movement, #BlackLivesMatter. A Los Angeles native, she is a co-founder of the Black Lives Matter Global Network and founder of grassroots, Los Angeles based organization Dignity and Power Now. She will deliver the evening keynote address. 

The day begins with an art exhibit that showcases the work of socially relevant/conscious Houston artists Patrick McGrath Muniz, Vincent Valdez, David McGee, Monica Villareal, and Kay Sarver. Following the exhibit, HCAH and University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work will facilitate a panel discussion with the artists from 2:00 - 4:00 pm. An evening keynote by Patrisse Cullors at 6pm will complete the day's events.

EVENT DETAILS

Date: September 27, 2019

Time/Schedule of Events: 

1PM-2PM - Art Exhibit

2PM-4PM - Artist Panel Discussion: "Art in the Space of Social and Political Advocacy"

6PM-7PM - Keynote with Patrisse Cullors

Location: University of Houston - Student Center Theatre

*The Houston Coalition Against Hate is a network of community-based organizations, institutions and leaders in Houston, TX that have come together to collectively address incidents of bias, hate, discrimination and violence against Houstonians because of their religion, race/ ethnicity, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression and immigration status.