dwb newsletter #10: 7th Annual JID, doodles tabling, Studio526 transition, Aug’22

Good evening dear neighbors, artists, collaborators, community partners, supporters of arts in Skid Row and of doodles without borders.

UPCOMING
THIS SATURDAY, August 6th, 12-5pm – 7nd Annual JID – Jamaican Independence Day Celebration in LA organized by one and only Sir Oliver in DTLA’s Spring Street Park (428 S Spring St, 90013)part of the larger Skid Row neighborhood’s area of collaborative support.
This event is FREE and open to the public, good food, good music, good people, and a good time are guaranteed! 
**VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: If you are interested to volunteer at the festival, reply to this email and i’ll connect you!**


STUDIO 526 Transition 2.0 
A lot of you know that I had returned to the Studio for a few months part-time to help onboard new leadership. I’m very happy to say, Studio 526 now has two (already not so) new staff: Alice, the Arts Program Manager, and Josh, the Arts Program Specialist. 
I’m no longer at Studio 526, as of July 14th, but you can find me at Doodles Without Borders (or doodles beyond borders, as Silkiie calls it), and by emailing info@doodleswithoutborders.com .
On July 12th the new Arts Program Manager, staff, and artists threw me an amazing little almost-surprise goodbye party, and it was such an incredible, wonderful experience! Thank you all so so much!
For Studio 526 related questions please email Alice at ACorona@thepeopleconcern.org or Josh at Joshua.Castro@thepeopleconcern.org .

Quote of the month:
“Sovereignty is as much about artistic and physical connections to Ancestral homelands as it is about ideas of nationhood or boundaries on a map.” 
– Nanibaa Beck and Teresa Montoya, Dine/Navajo

Read the rest of dwb newsletter #10 here.

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