Community Partners of Complex Movements: Africatown May 6, 2015

by Erin

From the Africatown website:

Africatown-Central District is an asset based community economic development initiative focused on leveraging the positive cultural assets of the African descent community as a foundation for innovative economic development solutions. The initiative was recently endorsed publicly by Seattle Mayor Ed Murray and is rapidly gaining momentum.

Why Africatown? 

Seattle and its surrounding areas has a population of more than 200,000 African Americans and 92,000 recently migrated Africans representing a rich diversity of experiences and culture[1]. Africatown-Central District...

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Community Partners of Complex Movements: EPIC May 6, 2015

by Erin

End the Prison Industrial Complex (EPIC) is a community group working to stop the construction of the proposed new youth jail in King County, Washington. EPIC operates with staff support from American Friends Service Committee and includes members of Youth Undoing Institutional Racism, the People’s Institute Northwest and the community at-large.

Read more about EPIC, the proposed youth jail, and the prison industrial complex at their website. 

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Community Partners of Complex Movements: #LuluNation + #SadBoisHypeClub May 5, 2015

by Erin

The Complex Movements team were featured guests on the #LuluNation + #SadBoisHypeClub radio show at Hollow Earth Radio. Presented by UZURI Consulting/Lulu Carpenter, the radio show is a queer, trans, people of color talk radio show talking about what's complex, what's complicated, what's community. Check out the radio show and follow them here

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Community Partners of Complex Movements: Got Green? May 5, 2015

by Erin

Got Green? is a grassroots group in the Seattle area led by adults and young people of color that works to ensure that low-income people and communities of color in Seattle/King County can gain equal access to and reap the benefits promised by the green movement and the green economy – green jobs, access to healthy food, energy efficient and healthy homes,  and quality public transportation.

The Complex Movements team worked with Got Green? and others in a dialogue and workshop exploring climate change and criminaliation.  

Read more about Got Green?, their mission, history, and leaders, and find out ways to get involved on their website. 

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Community Partners of Complex Movements: Hillman City Collaboratory May 5, 2015

by Erin

Part of the work of the Complex Movements team involves identifying and building ties with local organizations. The Hillman City Collaboratory is a shared, rentable space founded by communites and individuals in Hillman City. Among many other things, the Collaboratory functions as an affordable place for groups and individuals, a shared office space for non-profits, a common room for various activites, a learning annex, a community kitchen, and much, much more. 

Learn more about the Hillman City Collaboratory, their history, and their many activities at their website. 

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15/16 SEASON IS HERE! May 4, 2015

by Monique

Read all about the new 15/16 Season line up and check out our latest subscription offerings to make sure you get the best deal for you. Don't forget the Early Bird discount when you subscribe before June 30.

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15/16 SEASON SNEAK PEEK #2 Apr 27, 2015

by Monique

A head of hair, a blanket of snow, a familial tale, physicality, community, intellect, dances and songs...all this and more coming up in 15/16. 

So close - just 4 days until Monday when we announce some of the amazing artists coming up next season! 

 

OtB_1516SeasonSneakPeek#2

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15/16 SEASON SNEAK PEEK #1 Apr 27, 2015

by Monique

Monday, May 4 we announce our 15/16 Season! We have a ton of amazing artists headed to OtB soon. Familiar faces, new artists, locak, national, and international work...these artists are defining contemporary performance worldwide and YOU will have the opportunity to see them up-close and personal. Here's something to pique your curiosity - check back for more throughout the week.

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