THERE moves beyond Arts Center programs, connecting you with people and organizations in the broader community—with their ideas, practices, and projects that revolve around the care the world needs now. The content is divided into three categories: Inspiring Care, Giving Care, and Taking Care.
The killings of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and Rayshard Brooks—and other horrific acts of violence against people of color—are the result of deeply embedded systems that sustain racial injustice. JMKAC is committed to be a part of the work to fight racism and to challenge and dismantle structural oppression wherever we can. Read Arts Center Director Sam Gappmayer's letter to our community here.
We recognize that in the pursuit of equity and inclusion, we have growth to do as an institution. As Arts Center staff engages in dialogue and learning around anti-racism, we will share the resources we are using through the links below.
act.tv Facebook video
Systemic racism explained
Children's books to support conversation on race, racism, and resistance
Tools, research, tips, curricula, and ideas for people who want to increase their own understanding and to help those working toward justice at every level