We are small but mighty. We are awesomely creative. We are committed to building a company that is worthy of the writers we serve.
Interested in joining our team to support authors? Check out the openings here!
Jhani Randhawa (they/them), our Program Director, began working with the Unicorn Authors Club in October 2020 as Community Coordinator. Jhani loves working together with an amazing team to support writers in co-creating vital community and diving deeper into their journe...
What is the Pop Culture Worker Council?
Our inaugural Pop Culture Worker Council (2021 to 2022) is comprised of We Dream in Black Chapter and Affiliate Organization member leaders who are housecleaners, nannies, home care workers, and also storytellers, artists, and creative entrepreneurs.
The Pop Culture Worker Council members spent nine months together exploring how we use, create, and develop stories and other immersive narrative experiences to spark profound shifts in how people think, fe...
We acknowledge that the land of Santa Cruz County, where we are working towards racial equality and justice, is the unceded territory of the Awaswas and Mutsun speaking peoples. There are no known survivors from the Awaswas speaking tribes whose territory extends from Aptos to the Pigeon Point Lighthouse . The Amah Mutsun Tribal Band are descendants of the Indigenous peoples taken to missions San Juan Bautista and Santa Cruz. Their traditional territory includes Watsonville to the Elkhorn slo...
Este mes de Noviembre, nuestra Área de Creación ha dado inicio a un nuevo espacio creativo y colaborativo que tendrá la escritura como acción conectiva entre experiencias, disciplinas y territorios: desde distintos puntos de los Estados Unidos, México, y la frontera que los conecta, estarán con nosotros las escritoras del Colectivo Las Malcriadas.
El Colectivo de Escritoras Las Malcriadas surgió de la profundidad de un taller de escritura de dos años que comenzó en 2015 en el Área de la Bahía...
Karina Muñiz-Pagán, United States
The following essay is a written and edited version of the L’AiR Arts Symposium:
I arrived at the L’AiR Arts residency with the goal of researching and writing about the narrative
power of place: of Paris then and now. As a writer, urbanist, and community organizer, I wanted
to explore the geohistory of Paris in the 1920s, how artists shaped the city and how the creative
power of place influenced art and culture on a global scale. I wanted to understand Paris...
By Karina Muñiz-Pagán
Asylum for Sale: Profit and Protest in the Migration Industry is an insightful read at a time when words like “asylum” and “refugee” appear in the mainstream news and as a tactic of disinformation to fuel political power. What are the truths that exist beyond the surface of what most hear or read about? What do refugees, asylum seekers, and migrants have to say about their own experiences?
This anthology seeks to answer such questions. The editors, Siobhán McGuirk and Ad...
Pease Press, 324 pp: 100 color images. $17.95.
Watch the July 22 Oakland Asian Cultural Center
TO ORDER BOOKS: temporarily out of stock. 2nd printing coming in December. There may be a few copies left in bookstores.
$17.95 per book ($23.48 with CA sales tax and $5 media mail shipping/handling).
SAN FRANCISCO: Bookshop West Portal, Bird & Beckett, Browser Books, Christopher's Books, Dog Eared Books (Valencia), Forest Books, Green Apple Books (Clement), Mission Blue, and...
The four-part mural tour series is in Atlanta, Georgia and celebrates Dorothy Bolden. The murals span four buildings — in a five-mile radius within or close to Vine City — that tell different parts of Dorothy Bolden’s story. We honor her contribution to the civil rights movement, her voter registration efforts and her leadership in the fight for domestic worker dignity and rights.
Mural Stop 1
Domestic Work Makes All Other Work Possible
While domestic work makes all other work possible and is...
In January 2020, L’AiR Arts hosted a residency for artists and cultural professionals as an opportunity to mark the 100th anniversary of the prolific period of intercultural artistic exchange during the 1920s in Paris, France.
The L’AiR Arts Multidisciplinary Residency: Revisiting the Roaring Twenties: Art, Culture and the École de Paris Les Années Folles 1920 / 2020, brought together eleven artists from diverse artistic practices, and eight cultural professionals, arts administrators, academ...
Kathleen Alcalá • Amy M. Alvarez • Victoria M. Bañales • Jo Reyes-Boitel • Cecilia Caballero • M Soledad Caballero • Vincent Chavez • Yohanca Delgado • Elisa Filio • Gabriel Frye-Behar • Alma García • Manuela Gomez Rhine • Maria José Maldonado • Adriana Darielle Mejía Briscoe • Donna Miscolta • Ofelia Montelongo • Karina Muñiz-Pagán • Adela Najarro • Claudio Alberto Rivera • Yvette Siegert • Marisa Celina Tirado • Angie Trudell Vasquez • Juan Fernando Villagómez
Thursday July 29, 7-8:30 p.m. ...
Interview by Margi Clarke and Preeti Shekar (written in 2015)
In September 2015, Reimagine! invited five Bay Area activists to discuss how their organizations and communities relate to the Movement for Black Lives. Our wide-ranging discussion lasted over 90 minutes. You can listen online at: reimaginerpe.org/radio. Below we share some edited excerpts of the conversation, organized by speaker.