Shifting Narratives: Latinx en el Nuevo Sur

In Partnership with North Carolina Humanities Council

Overview

The 31st NALAC Regional Arts Training Workshop was held on June 2 and 3 in Charlotte, NC– a key opportunity for artists, cultural workers, organizers, educators, activists, and allies from across the region to network, learn, and build together.

In partnership with the North Carolina Humanities Council and their initiative Journey in the New South: Conversations on the Legacy of Race and Ethnicity in North Carolina, this convening will explore what it means to be Latinx in the South and the artists and scholars who are leading the way across the region’s diverse communities.

El Alma de la Luna Dance Company performs during openig session at NALAC Regional in Charlotte, NC.
El Alma de la Luna Dance Company performs during openig session at NALAC Regional in Charlotte, NC.

Themes & Sessions

  • Resistencia: Arts, Culture and Social Activism
  • LGBTQ en el sur
  • Building Visibility for Latinx Arts and Cultures
  • Interculturalities
  • Working in Community: Urban Artmobiles and Rural Contexts
  • Nuestras Historias: Community Presentation
  • Future Forward: Youth Panel
  • Evening Reception and Performances

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Regional Partner

The North Carolina Humanities Council (NCHC) promotes understanding of and appreciation for the humanities, including literature, history, art, music and philosophy that can transform how the citizens of North Carolina see themselves, their communities and their state. Through grantmaking and programs such as “Let’s Talk About It” and “Road Scholars,” the Council advocates for lifelong learning and thoughtful dialogue about all facets of human life, and facilitates the exploration and celebration of the many voices and stories comprising North Carolina’s culture and heritage.

Recap: Charlotte, NC

The 31st Regional Arts Training Workshop was an amazing success.  View photos and an at a glance look at what happened.

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Funding Partners

The Charlotte, NC Regional Arts Training Workshop is made possible thanks to generous support from our funders, sponsors and partners. Thank you NALAC Members, Funders, Donors and wonderful Volunteers.

  • The Ford Foundation
  • The Surdna Foundation
  • The Nathan Cummings Foundation
  • The W.K. Kellogg Foundation
  • Texas Commission on the Arts