What are the intersections between racial justice and environmental justice? What role can the arts play in advancing environmental justice causes? What can educators do to promote environmental justice in their classrooms? Panelists will share how environmental justice is connected to their artistic practice and offer strategies for creatively engaging students in activism through the arts. 

The virtual panel will feature a variety of artists including Playwright, Georgina Escobar, Futures Design Researcher and Facilitator from Groundwater Arts, Anna Lathrop, Actor, Writer, Director, and Teacher, Rotimi Agbabiaka, Founding Artistic Director of the Arctic Cycle, Chantal Bilodeau, and Author and Curator of Native American Programs & Exhibitions, Oleana Whispering Dove. The conversation will be moderated by Annalisa Dias, community organizer, and award-winning theatre maker from Groundwater Arts and Baltimore Center Stage. 


Annalisa Dias

Goan-American citizen artist, community organizer, and award-winning theatre maker
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Anna Lathrop

Futures design researcher and facilitato
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Rotimi Agbabiaka

actor, writer, director, and teacher
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Chantal Bilodeau

playwright and translator
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Oleana Whispering Dove

Museum Administrator
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PD Credit

1.5 hours Professional Development certificate available upon request

Pay What You Can

Thanks to the generous support of our funders, we are excited to offer this workshop as a “pay what you can” opportunity. Any support you provide helps to cover the costs of providing the workshop and continuing our professional development offerings. The value of this webinar is $75, however ANY amount helps to defray the costs of your participation and the participation of those unable to afford making a contribution.  Advance registration is required.