Guest Post: Community and Civic Engagement in Museum Programs

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Writing my masters thesis for Gothenburg University’s International Museum Studies program while also working four days a week as the Director of Community Programs at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History this spring was certainly a challenge but also an incredible opportunity. To apply the results of my analysis to produce a community-driven program design specifically for implementation at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History (the MAH).

Women of Color Resource Center: An Interview with Anisha Desai

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That's where this work really sprung out of in looking at issues of homelessness, looking at issues of women on welfare, and looking at women in prison-- those who were really most affected and most in need of their voices being lifted. It is a time where a lot of organizations are going through an intergenerational transfer of leadership, and a lot has been written about what does that mean? It is a much more complex and nuanced history.

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