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People's State of the Union

Democracy is a dialogue, not a monologue.
What would the State of the Union sound like if we created the narrative? 
Join Stanford Arts and Stanford Arts Institute on February 3rd from 4-6pm at the Women’s Community Center to share personal stories reflecting on the state of our union. Speak with us. Build with us. Heal with us. The great poet and activist Audre Lorde wrote, "when we speak we are afraid / our words will not be heard / nor welcomed / but when we are silent / we are still afraid / So it is better to speak."
The Stanford Arts Institute and Stanford Arts are hosting the story circle workshop as part of Black Liberation Month and in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Arts and Culture’s* annual performance project, The People’s State of the Union. Special thanks to our collaborators at the Women’s Community Center, the Black Community Services Center, The Storytelling Project, and the Program in Writing and Rhetoric (PWR). 
*The U.S. Department of Arts and Culture is not a government agency, but a people-powered movement dedicated to cultivating empathy, equity, and social imagination.



Friday, February 3, 2017. 04:00 PM


Women's Community Center


Stanford Arts, Stanford Arts Institute




Free and open to all.