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How can the cultural sector make activism more accessible?
A New Direction

Opportunity closes: 13th Jun 2023
Type: Event
Based: Virtual

Website: anewdirection.org.uk
Instagram: @anewdirection_ldn

A panel discussion exploring how the cultural sector can make activism more accessible for D/deaf, disabled and neurodiverse young people, as part of I Am Festival 2023.

In this panel discussion, speakers from the education, cultural and disability arts sectors will discuss how the cultural sector can make activism more open, accessible and inclusive to D/deaf, disabled and neurodiverse young people.

Confirmed speakers include Jodi-Alissa Bickerton, Creative Learning Director at Graeae Theatre, alongside one of their Young Associates.

Miss Jacqui will also be a panellist. Miss Jacqui is a Poet and Songwriter who has spent over 15+ years creating, performing, and advocating for change in different industries.

More speakers to be announced soon.

This event is for anyone working in the cultural sector who is interested in making their activism work more accessible.

I Am Festival 2023

I Am Festival is our yearly celebration empowering D/deaf, disabled, and neurodivergent young people to explore their creativity. Over the past five years, the festival has provided a platform for hundreds of young people to showcase their talents, leadership, ideas and opinions.

This year’s festival will take place from 15 May - 16 June 2023 and include a hybrid of activities across a number of schools, cultural venues, and online, all focused on the theme of Activism. Teachers and students involved in our I Am Network came together with a range of artists and arts organisations to create new artwork and performances, which you can now explore across our virtual festival stages.

How To Apply

To book your ticket(s), please visit this page on our website, and use the embedded checkout at the bottom of the page.