Talk About Dance 2017

Sharing stories and inspiring new ideas about the power of dance to create social change

March 19, 2017 | Dance, Race, and Education

In partnership with New England Blacks in Philanthropy and Cambridge Peace Commission, this Talk About Dance will realize a conversation focused on Dance, Race, and Education. Our panelists will be joined by moderator Bithiah Carter, President of NEBiP to discuss the interconnectivity as well as unique differences between these three subjects.


Mariama White Hammond, Executive Director of Project HIP-HOP
Billy and Bobby McClain, The Wondertwins
Tracey Heather Strain, Director and Filmmaker

June 8, 2017 | Climate Change & Environmental Justice

Talk about dance will bring together dancers, activists and environmentalists from the Greater Boston community to talk about our rapidly changing world. Learn about social disparities related to environmental issues and the implications of continued climate change on the creative sector and the broader community. Meet our panelists and join the conversation about forces that affect us all.


Dr. Ellen Douglas, Associate Professor of Hydrology, UMass Boston, School for the Environment
Dr. Ken Reardon, Professor of Urban Planning, UMass Boston, School for the Environment
Dr. Paul Kirshen, Academic Director of Sustainable Solutions Lab Professor of Climate Adaptation, UMass Boston School for the Environment