Ten transformative local arts projects come alive in this comics-illustrated training manual for youth leaders and teachers. This energetic guidebook demonstrates the enormous power of art in grassroots social change. It presents proven models of community-based arts programs, plus techniques, discussion questions, and plentiful resources.
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Format: Paperback / softback
(258mm x 169mm x 12mm)
New Village Press
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Author Biography - Mat Schwarzman
Mat Schwarzman directs the Crossroads Center in New Orleans that trains youth leaders nationwide in community-based arts activism. He holds a Ph.D in Transformative Learning from the California Institute of Integral Studies. He was founder of the East Bay Institute for Urban Arts in Oakland, an arts-based youth development program and chair of the Arts & Social Change Program at New College of California. Keith Knight is an award-winning cartoonist & rapper. His two nationally-syndicated comic strips, "The K Chronicles" and "(th)ink." have appeared in publications worldwide, including Salon.com, ESPN the Magazine, L.A. Weekly, and the Funny Times. He has released five books and his band, the Marginal Prophets, won a 2004 California Music Award for their semi-conscious hip-hop album, "Bohemian Rap CD"Author