12/3/20: Race, Art & Hope: A Conversation

The Boston Arts Academy Foundation Building Our Future Campaign Cabinet cordially invites you to the second online event in our “Race, Art & Hope: A Conversation” series. Our next panel on December 3 at 6:30 pm EST continues the frank discussion around racism and social inequality. Leaders in public policy, community activism, education and the arts will share how we can confront these challenges, and the role of art as a catalyst for change and hope.


Thursday, December 3, 2020 from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. via Zoom


Featured panelists are David C. Howse, Executive Director of ArtsEmerson, who is responsible for multiple cultural venues in downtown Boston and a leader in arts and culture for more than a decade, Julia Mejia, Boston City Councilor At-Large, and the first Afro-Latina to sit on the Boston City Council and Malik Yoba, a 3-time NAACP Image Award winner, best known for his acting roles in the Disney classic Cool Runnings and the hit Fox TV series Empire and New York Undercover. The panel will be moderated by Sandy Lish, principal and co-founder of The Castle Group, a women-owned PR, marketing, crisis and event management firm based in Boston, with offices in Atlanta and Maui, and affiliates worldwide.