- March 05, 2020
- 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
- Cooley LLP
Join the Social Innovation Forum on Thursday, March 5, 2020 from 12:00-1:30 pm for the Social Issue Talk "Arts & Social Justice: Youth Led Creations. Youth Led Change." Lunch will be provided.
Maria Garcia, Senior Editor, The ARTery, WBUR
Maria Garcia is the senior editor of The ARTery, WBUR's arts and culture team. She oversees WBUR's arts coverage for the radio and the web. Maria came to Boston from New York City where she earned a Master of Arts in Journalism, with a focus on arts and culture reporting, from Columbia Journalism School. Before that, Maria focused on political and investigative reporting along the U.S. - Mexico border.
2020 Social Innovator
Based in Lawrence, MA, Elevated Thought is an art and social justice organization that actively serves and develops communities through creative youth development curriculum, beautification projects, youth organizing, and public outreach. By focusing on youth who are persistently experiencing the devastating consequences of inequality, Elevated Thought provides opportunities for youth and communities to expand their understanding of art's liberating power.
ABOUT THE SPRING SOCIAL ISSUE TALK SERIES
This Spring, the Social Innovation Forum (SIF) will continue our annual Social Issue Talk Series. We will hold eight free educational events across the city where funders and community leaders can hear from leading experts in our social impact community and 2020 Social Innovators about the latest trends, best practices, and exciting innovations across a variety of fields.