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Those Closest to the Problem are Closest to the Solution: My Time at the Justice 4 All Summit

By Madison Kitchen

The Fortune Society’s Justice 4 All Summit on August 1st was “a summit convened by young leaders to address issues within our communities and the justice system.” Approaching Columbia University’s School of Social Work, I knew that much. What I didn’t know is how much I would learn and how inspired I would be to take action after this summit.

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Together we must move like waves: Transitions, Growth, and a "goodbye for now"

After two incredible years with Theatre of the Oppressed NYC, I am transitioning out of my position as Community Engagement Coordinator and moving to Chicago to pursue a Master of Fine Arts degree in performance. It is bittersweet, though it is heartening to have been able to witness so much of this organization’s growth and movement and its ability to adapt, learn, unlearn, respond, and make creative change.

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The 2nd Annual TONYC Huddle: Activating Change in 2017 and Beyond

On Sunday, July 16th, the TONYC gathered for the second annual huddle, including 23 staff jokers, actors, and board members, facilitated by Tenaja Jordan. The sense of community was vibrant. 

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Actors as Activists: Canvassing 101

Following the plays in our 5th Annual Legislative Theatre Festival, we hosted a series of trainings called Get Activated! These trainings offered skills and tips for engaging with social issues outside of the theatre. One of these sessions was geared toward effective canvassing.

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Meet Madison Kitchen, TONYC's new Special Events & Communications Intern!

Hi TONYC Community! My name is Madison Kitchen and I am so excited to be TONYC's new Special Events & Communications Intern.

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