Express Yourself has planned a special invitation-only evening for EXYO kids and their families in the parking lot of the North Shore Music Theater. The show will also be streamed on their website for at-home audiences all around the world.
A culminating concert of Boston Children’s Chorus’ season, Lift Every Voice: At the Table. reflects on the strength and love achieved through unity with investigation into what it means to belong in America.
An international World Health Organization study found that 70% of respondents had experienced at least one type of trauma in their lifetime (Magruder et al., 2016). Over the last year, trauma in the cultural community has become even more prevalent due to the long-term toxic stress of the twin pandemics of COVID-19 and the injustices of racial inequality.
Trauma disproportionately impacts communities of color and young people, who are often already living with inadequate resources and access to power. Given these impacts, Mass Cultural Council is offering two workshops focused on understanding trauma and supporting healing in our community. Led by Dr. Tasha Golden and Renée Watson, these sessions will focus on how the arts can support healing, share and amplify the experiences of trauma and healing, and help transform policies and structures that perpetuate inequities. Continue reading Register for Trauma and Arts-Centered Healing Workshops→