Introducing Museum of Impact

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We just met Monica Montgomery who is involved with many amazing projects in New York, including the Museum of Impact, a people powered, purpose driven, social justice museum (!!!). Today we’re excited to help promote the Museum of Impact’s first event, a dialogue with New York based activists taking place on 2/16. Tune in to hear more from Monica in the near future.

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The Museum of Impact (MOI), a pop-up social justice museum, is celebrating the change-makers spirit and is shining a light on ‘Movements of the People!’

The Museum of Impact presents:The Movement Is Rising!

An inspiring dialogue with the New Faces of Activism, on Presidents Day in Harlem

2.16.15 – 6:00pm / http://bit.ly/movementisrising / ImageNation Raw Space, 2031 Adam Clayton Powell Blvd, NYC.

 As the world faces ever more complex challenges and social issues, the skills and strengths of social justice workers are…

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museums respond to ferguson

"Black Lives Matter Black Friday", Photo by The All-Nite Images. Flickr.com.

“Black Lives Matter Black Friday”, Photo by The All-Nite Images. Flickr.com.

Since posting the Joint Statement from Museum Bloggers & Colleagues on Ferguson & Related Events, so many threads of amazing conversations have occurred. For me, the discussions have been thought-provoking, challenging, and restorative. So let’s keep it going, shall we?

Save the Date: Dec. 17, 2014, 1-2 PM (CST) for a twitter chat hosted by me and Aleia Brown on social justice, advocacy, and the museum field’s responses to the issues of racism, injustice, and unchecked police brutality. Follow and join the conversation using the tag #museumsrespondtoferguson.

Resources:

Resources are now archived here.