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Dance as an Agent for Social Change

PRESENTED ON MAY 18, 2016
IN BIRMINGHAM @ VOL 14

Johnny Autin is an international dance artist and the creative director of Autin Dance Theatre. He’s talking about his choreographic work with professional performers and young dancers with the Man Made Youth Company and his emphasis on dance and physical theatre as agents for social change.

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Steve Valk talks about the complexity and changing patterns of Choreography. By connecting with culture, ourselves, and the environment dancers can become better in choreographers and thinkers/

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Sustainable Life - Social Change and Social Innovation

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A Lifetime of Change. Really?

BY SCOTT CAMPITELLI
@ VOL 21 ON JUL 14, 2016

Scott Campitelli talks about growing up in the 60s and 70s and looking back at surprising, significant punctuations in life. And without nostalgia, he reflects on the long span of political and social change, or lack of it, from the 80s to the present, and where that brings each of us today. Scott is a writer, public media advocate, and storyteller based in Burlington, Vermont.

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Creating Social Change with a Plan

BY TINA REYNOLDS
IN SACRAMENTO

Tina Reynolds tells the story of fullfilling her life-time goal of creating a creative space in Sacramento. She managed to make this dream come true despite all the obstacles she encountered along the way. If you have a plan of action and are persistent enough, all will fall into place. 

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Stories Move Social Change

BY MARLENE FITZWATER
@ VOL 25 ON OCT 20, 2016

In her moving talk, Marlene Fitzwater speaks about being the changes you want to see, as well as building a hospice for the homeless in the Sacramento area.

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Life Design: Mentoring to end social poverty

BY ANDREW DELLIS
@ VOL 45 ON AUG 15, 2017

Andrew Dellis thinks of social change as something people want to do with their time, like getting fit, or having a great holiday. He left academia and found in mentoring a way to massively disrupt how we do social change. Would you donate an hour a week to end social poverty?

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Change from Within - The Power of Intrapreneurship

BY GIB BULLOCH
@ VOL 15 ON NOV 30, 2017

Today, over half of the largest economies in the world are global businesses - controlled by the few, while impacting the many. Business has the power to change the world. Gib Bulloch asks: what if we, as individuals, had the power to change the world of business?

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Zikra Initiative: We Exchange to Change

BY RABEE ZUREIKAT
@ VOL 2 ON SEP 01, 2018

Rabee' Zureikat sheds the light on his initiative Zikra under the motto of (We Exchange to Change). ‬

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Using Art And Creativity To Effect Social Change

BY ANGELICA ALLEYNE
@ VOL 2 ON DEC 14, 2018

Make-up artist, fashion model, and budding visual artist, Angelica Alleyne shares her story of using visual art to effect change in Trinidad and Tobago.