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SPEAKERS

PLENARIES

Shá Cage (performer & moderator)

Playwright, Director,

Actor

Robert 

Lilligren

President

Native America Community Development Institute

DeAnna

Cummings

Program Director

McKnight Foundation 

Eric

Takeshita

Senior Fellow

ArtPlace America

Barbara Schaffer

Bacon (moderator)

Co-director, Animating Democracy

Americans for the Arts

Maria

Sykes

Director

Epicenter

Marty

Pottenger

Founding Director

ART AT WORK

Daniel

Ross

CEO

DAISA Enterprises, LLC

Leila

Tamari (moderator)

Senior Program Officer

ArtPlace America

Tamara Mozahuani Alvarado

Executive Director

Shortino Foundation

Carlton

Turner

Co-founder

SIPP Culture

Evan

Weissman

Executive Director

Warm Cookies of the Revolution

Kiley

Arroyo (moderator)

Founding Director

Cultural Strategies Council

Asali DeVan

Ecclesiastes

Chief Executive Officer

Efforts of Grace

Theresa

Hwang

Director

Department of Places

Dee

Davis

President

Rural Strategies

WORKSHOPS

Sally

Dix

Executive Director

BRAVO Greater Des Moines

Jen

Hughes

Director of Design & Creative Placemaking

National Endowment for the Arts

Maria Cherry

Rangel

Director of Strategic Initiatives

Foundation for Louisiana

Lauren

Hood

AfroUrbanist

Detroit, MI

Randy

Engstrom

Director

Seattle Office of Arts and Culture

Dave

Lowenstein

Artist

Lawrence, KS 

Samantha

Matlin

VP of Learning and Community Impact

Scattergood Foundation

Lynne

McCormack

Executive Director

LISC

Susannah Larammee Kidd, PhD

Affiliate

Metris Arts

CONNECTION SESSIONS

Susan DuPlessis

Community Arts Development Director

SC Arts Commission

Jennifer Ortiz

Museum Services Manager

Utah Division of Arts & Museums

Tracy Hansford

Community Arts Coordinator 

Utah Division of Arts & Museums

Jason Bowcutt

Community & Performing Arts Manager 

Utah Division of Arts & Museums

Mina Kim

Program Officer, Community Initiative

Massachusetts Cultural Council

Elena Calderon Patino

Director, Community Arts Program 

Rhode Island State Council on the Arts

DISCUSSION & REFLECTION

Danette

McCarthy

Creative

Civic Leader

Rachel Austin

Bernstein

Founder

Love Labor Project

Leah

Nelson

ln/nubia

Cultural Catalyst

Sandy

Agustin

Creative Navigator/

Facilitator/Artist

Benjamin

Alfaro

Co-founder

Louder Than a Bomb

Niara

Williams

Artist

Activist