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Project Title

Common Threads: Our Community Imagines Together

Presentation Type

Tri-fold Display

Project Summary

Common Threads: Our Community Imagines Together "Following a divisive election cycle, it's time for us to come together. Join us in using weaving as a metaphor and collaborative activity to celebrate the community we share today and imagine what our best community looks like as we move forward!" A US Department of Arts and Culture Imagining Sponsored by University of Northern Iowa and Hawkeye Community College Held at the Waterloo Public Library Saturday, November 12, 2016 2:00-5:00 pm Free and open to the public Participating groups: UNI Printmakers Society - Live t-shirt printing UNI Art Education students - weaving activities for kids Youth Art Team - creating pieces for the large community weaving Performances by: Waterloo Writing Project The Truth Arts to End Violence There will be food provided Round table discussions on creating action plans for strengthening our communities facilitated by community leaders: Shuaib Meacham and Gloria Kirkland Holmes from UNI, Sarah Pauls and Blake Argotsinger from UNI, Kevin Roberts and Alyssa Bruecken from the Waterloo Writing Project, Drew Waseskuk, MJ Idani, and others Timeline 1:00 volunteers arrive for set up 2:00 event doors open, guests can mingle, snack on refreshments, work on the weaving in the main room 2:30-2:45 Waterloo Writing Project 2:45-3:00 The Truth (North End Leadership Academy) 3:00 Invocation, discussion kick-off (arts activities happening simultaneously for those who don't want to participate in the discussion) 3:15-3:45 Round table discussions 3:45-4:00 Share back 4:00-5:00 open time, weaving, t-shirt printing 5:00 event doors close 5:00-6:00 volunteers clean up

Start Date

19-4-2018 9:00 AM

End Date

19-4-2018 10:30 AM

Event Host

UNI Office of Undergraduate Studies

Department

Department of Art

Department/Center/Organization

U.S. Department of Arts and Culture

Award Category

Commitment to Service Award (Faculty/Staff Only)

Award Category

Social Justice Award (Theme-Based)

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Apr 19th, 9:00 AM Apr 19th, 10:30 AM

Common Threads: Our Community Imagines Together

Common Threads: Our Community Imagines Together "Following a divisive election cycle, it's time for us to come together. Join us in using weaving as a metaphor and collaborative activity to celebrate the community we share today and imagine what our best community looks like as we move forward!" A US Department of Arts and Culture Imagining Sponsored by University of Northern Iowa and Hawkeye Community College Held at the Waterloo Public Library Saturday, November 12, 2016 2:00-5:00 pm Free and open to the public Participating groups: UNI Printmakers Society - Live t-shirt printing UNI Art Education students - weaving activities for kids Youth Art Team - creating pieces for the large community weaving Performances by: Waterloo Writing Project The Truth Arts to End Violence There will be food provided Round table discussions on creating action plans for strengthening our communities facilitated by community leaders: Shuaib Meacham and Gloria Kirkland Holmes from UNI, Sarah Pauls and Blake Argotsinger from UNI, Kevin Roberts and Alyssa Bruecken from the Waterloo Writing Project, Drew Waseskuk, MJ Idani, and others Timeline 1:00 volunteers arrive for set up 2:00 event doors open, guests can mingle, snack on refreshments, work on the weaving in the main room 2:30-2:45 Waterloo Writing Project 2:45-3:00 The Truth (North End Leadership Academy) 3:00 Invocation, discussion kick-off (arts activities happening simultaneously for those who don't want to participate in the discussion) 3:15-3:45 Round table discussions 3:45-4:00 Share back 4:00-5:00 open time, weaving, t-shirt printing 5:00 event doors close 5:00-6:00 volunteers clean up