Registrations for Jackson, MS are open.

Click here for Jackson, MS  Feb. 14-16, 2014

The Jackson Unity Mixer (Feb. 15 at 7PM CST) is one of three historical Regional Strategy Sessions being held in New Market TN, Jackson MS and Raleigh NC, pulling in those working at the nexus of art and social change in the Southeastern US. The Mixer is open to all who want to intend. As long as you RSVP. The location will at the Soul Wired Cafe on 111 Millsaps Ave. Jackson, MS 39202

Are you working in African American Communities using art and culture at the nexus of social change? The Highlander Center is co-hosting a series of Regional Strategy Sessions sponsored by the We Shall Overcome Fund and regional partners that might be just for you. These sessions are being held in three separate locations. The first one in Knoxville TN, in collaboration with the Appalachian Community Fund. The second one in Raleigh, NC, in collaboration with Black Workers for Justice and the Fruit of Labor and the third one in Jackson, MS in collaboration with Alternate Roots and Junebug Productions.

These Strategy Sessions are a way to increase the opportunities for African-American artists and community activists to come together to promote collaborative work, relationship building, and to assist in the building of long term movement infrastructure. These sessions include two components. The first component is a Community Unity Mixers, which are open to all desiring to attend. The second component, the two day strategy sessions which are limited to grantees and others by invitation only. Spaces are limited so there is a two person maximum for organizations or project.

For more information, contact Tufara Muhammad at tufara at or at 865-933-3443 ext. 231


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