Category: Performance

2022 Events and Programs

In 2022, Calling Up Justice offered a variety of events and programs for community empowerment and enjoyment. The Dis/Rep project was a series of virtual engagements focused on disability representation and accessibility. The Justice Producers Collaborative connected justice producers monthly cultivation calls. The Calling Up Justice Residency offered artists amenities such as an editing and recording studio, a private garden, and a comfortable bedroom, as well as field trips and fun activities. We Charge Genocide TV added additional resources on the ongoing genocide of Black, Indigenous, and Trans communities, and the Every 28 Hours Plays created a resource page for artists in Akron, Ohio responding to the killing of Jayland Walker. The F the Gala event reimagined traditional gala fundraising through a virtual program promoting accessible, inclusive, and equitable practices, featuring interactive spaces for discussions and idea generation. It was a full year of great work we are all very proud of.

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Trek Table Season 3 2022

Calling Up Justice supports Dela Project Trek Table . Trek Table is a weekly livestream ritual holding Trek Space for Black, Indigenous, Brown, Women of Color (Queer or otherwise) and their Allies. We gather with Trek heads, newbies, generational Star Trek families, and the sci-fi curious to explore, celebrate, and dive deep into Star Trek Discovery. Maiamama and Claudia Alick join as on air talent, segment producers, and graphic designers.

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Million Mask March ONLINE

Our Million Mask March is to protest ending mask mandates. We invite everyone to post a photo or video to our digital March since we can’t meet in person safely without mask mandates. Our Digital March is an online protest to the eugenics filled policies of COVID denial. We can’t march outside together safely because not enough people are masking. Help us reach 1 million masks. This project was conceived by Tinu, produced by Claudia, and graphic designed by Maia.

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Producing with a Disabled Lens

Work that does not center justice is centering injustice, which makes for negative artistic outcomes. Practically speaking, it is important for the production teams to have expertise in the areas they want to be successful in. And when it comes to accessibility, disabled artists have the lived experience necessary that will lead to more successful outcomes.

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Hold On Wait For It Episode 6

After Episode 5 of Hold On Wait For It was lost and episode 4 was yet to be edited here is episode 6 of Hold on… Wait for It! where Claudia and Maia after a long wait discuss the wisdom of 3 year-olds, their addiction to media, acorn flour, Star Wars, defragging, why my sister has a better nerd card than me, mortality, downtime, Ferguson, what the kids are into to, getting cut off by Skype, Community, Chevy Chase, Monty Python and our inability to stop talking to each other.

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Hold On Wait For It Episode 1

hold on wait for it podcast .Topics include: Harry Potter, Magic, Facebook posts, Martin Luther King Jr Day, Googling things, Podcasting, Skyping, Instant Messaging, BuzzFeed, Game of Thrones, Real Estate, Gender, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Batman, Spoilers, Shakespeare, Poutine, Drake, Jack Frost, Sherlock, and the definition of TRUTH.

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