On November 4, De Nichols will join arts leaders for a panel discussion during Common Field Conference Los Angeles that probes the dynamics, responsibilities, and choices that artists and organizations navigate in its responsiveness to communities.
On Wednesday, October 21, I will join Majora Carter, Kenna, and other civic changemakers to speak during the “Future Forward” closing plenary of the 2015 Points of Light National Conference. Hosted in Houston, TX, this conference will bring together thousands of service advocates to come together to shape the future of volunteerism.
The Fall 2015 United Story Summit aims to bridge narratives and perspectives to create innovations that address justice issues within the United States. After a year-long engagement with stories by youth and elders from several St. Louis communities, the U/S Summit culminates to provide space and strategies for participants to respond together, fuse ideas, and produce achievable solutions to today’s pressing justice issues.
Mind the Gap, Reflection
On February 21-22, I attended and participated in the Mind the Gap convening that was organized by the Regional Arts Commission in St. Louis, MO. The weekend’s experience centered around engaging the various “gaps” in the lives of community artists, activists, arts administrators, educators, and more. We
In April, I will be leading my United Story team to convene with youth and leaders from across the United States at the annual MONUMENTAL Conference in Washington, D.C.
MONUMENTAL, co-hosted by YSA (Youth Service America), provides more than workshops and keynote addresses; it is an extension of the classroom, allowing for the youth and