Category: Performance

Every 28 Hours Plays & Free Palestine

Every 28 Hours Plays Palestine Action

Every 28 Hours Plays podcast was recorded by Calling Up Justice and edited by Gifted Sounds. Reading of Equal Parts by Jake Margolin features verbatim text from Ferguson residents who were helped by Palestinians during the uprising following the extrajudicial killing of Michael Brown by officers of the state. The discussion touches on the Black Lives matter movement, racial and ethnic justice, resisting genocide, the power of theater and how our movements are connected.

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superfest disability film festival popster with film images and a reel and words about festival 2023

SuperFest

Calling Up Justice celebrates disability specific programming. We are fans of this film festival that has featured so many great artists. We collaborated with them

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Blue Green background. On the left side is watercolor looking art of 14 multicultural faces wearing covid safe masks. On right side Arrow points to black and white QR code. Text says Access this art using your phone. WHY MASK? By Claudia Alick.

Why Mask

Why Mask is a performance art project by Claudia Alick that invites people into an artistic exploration of community care and COVID cautiousness.

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Juneteenth 2023

Juneteenth, is a holiday commemorating the emancipation of enslaved African Americans in the United States. It is celebrated on June 19th each year. On January

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WCGTV Hackathon April 2023

We Charge Genocide TV hackathons are a virtual, design sprint event for social justice taking place over 1-2 hours. We gather online or in person to do group research and publish the results to the site. Each hackathon is facilitated by a leader and main participants have access to log into the website simultaneously.These sessions can be livestreamed to connect a larger audience. WCGTV hackathons are community building and educational jam sessions where we are hacking the system and hacking our own minds for our collective future.

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Photo by Jay Yamayta. San Francisco. American Conservatory Theater. 2018

Every 28 Hours Plays Jordan Neely Action

In 2012 a study found that every 28 hours a black person was extrajudicially killed by vigilante, security guard, or the police in the United States. This statistic was immediately contested and the country is still embroiled with addressing a problem it struggles to acknowledge. Inspired by the conversation we needed to have this project was developed. Currently produced by Claudia Alick and CALLING UP, The Every 28 Hours Plays project was originally developed with The Oregon Shakespeare Festival and The One-Minute Play Festival with over one-hundred artistic collaborators across the country. Collaborators include Tony award-winning artists, activists, family members directly affected by police violence, politicians, cultural organizers, and law enforcement. The project consists of over seventy short plays that reflect the current civil rights movement, and tools to help your community address these issues, grow empathy, and become healthier. We offer the plays on a Pay What You Can model as part of our philosophy of radical generosity.

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