Art for Social Change Student Blogger Study USA

Hacking the system: growing roots and cultivating connectivity

Art in social justice spaces can change perspectives and guide interactions with the space. Entering the Water Protector camp, I was immediately drawn to the large, colorful banners and installations. Signs read “Check your ego here” and “Honor the treaty,” and fabric strips were woven through tree branches. There is a power and energy in being surrounded by things that people have made. Read More »

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Art for Social Change Community Partner

Community Partner Feature: Chicago Avenue Fire Arts Center

Collaboration with community partners brings HECUA’s model of transformational learning to life. We know that the 15-20 hours a week that students spend interning with a local organization is just as valuable as the time they spend inside the classroom. Periodically, we feature the community partners who make experiential learning possible. The Chicago Avenue Fire […] Read More »

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Art for Social Change Student Blogger Study USA

Feeling Good Where I’m At

Each term, one participant from each HECUA program takes on the role of student blogger, sending regular dispatches from the field. Eleanor Giese is HECUA’s student blogger for Art for Social Change this spring. They are a student at University of Minnesota- Twin Cities, majoring in art, minoring in social justice. Read on for their […] Read More »

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