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|“When I started to step into saying, ‘I am an artist,’ I started to understand my why.” |
— artist-activist and XQ #Artivism Challenge host Brandan “BMike” Odums
Art is a powerful way for students to explore their creativity, express their emotions, and learn about social issues. In fact, many youth activists across the nation have begun to use artivism—a blend of art and activism—to exercise their voice and choice. Since art is so important, how can we empower students through art? From sparking challenging conversations around critical social issues to developing creative solutions to address community needs, we’ll explore why arts education is crucial for student development. Sound good? Give me five! 😉
Read about five ways you can bring artivism to your classroom here.