Alli Chagi-Starr is the Art and Events Director for Reclaim the Future at Ella Baker Center for Human Rights in Oakland. She is a founder of Art in Action Youth Leadership Program, Dancers Without Borders, Another World is Possible Road Shows and the twelve-year-old Radical Performance Fest. Chagi-Starr was the co-founder of Art and Revolution, a national movement of artist-activists that helped revitalize social movements from 1996-2001.
Her essays appear in Democratizing the Global Economy, Global Uprising, Voices from the WTO, The Political Edge and How to Stop the Next War Now. She offers workshops and consultation on arts activism, cultural organizing and anti-racist strategies for movement-building, and has presented at Bioneers, the Esalen Institute, and at dozens of conferences and educational institutions across the United States and Canada. She is currently writing, "Movements for Mass Movements: Creative Tools for Changemakers."
- Challenging Racism and Oppression in our Communities
- Making Dances that Matter: Movement Theater for the Streets Arts
- Activism: The Power of Images and Creativity in our Movements for Social Justice
If you would like to plan a speaking event with Alli, please contact her at alli [at] greenforall.org or allistarr@gmail [dot] com