Jawole Willa Jo Zollar is the visionary founder and artistic director of "Urban Bush Woman." She has been using the power of dance and artistic expression to celebrate the voices of Black women and promote civic engagement and community organizing for over 35 years.
Urban Bush Women's mission is to create exceptional and provocative art, develop future leaders, and engage communities across the country and around the world in art-making as a way of effecting social change.
Their work is bold and inspiring.
The group's Bold Community Engagement & Workshops are at the forefront of activating the intersections of community art-making, civic engagement, leadership and group dynamics. This behind the scene look will give you an idea of the power of their work: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0GxkhDyE7s4Dance has long been used to engage on a host of sociopolitical issues in the United States. Do you have other examples we can share with our readers? Please share with us your ideas by writing to us at firstname.lastname@example.org