This is the fifth post in a series that chronicles the journey of the Community Innovation Labs from conception to design through piloting. This post documents our process, strategies, and takeaways from rooting the Labs locally in Winston-Salem and Providence, and announces our six selected local artist and facilitation partners.
Alutiiq Museum, the Island Institute, Anchorage Concert Association, and Perseverance Theatre have been selected from New Pathways | Alaska to continue into Incubating Innovation, a program that provides innovation grants of $20,000 each to support organizations in exploring, testing and prototyping adaptive strategies for increased public impact and value.
Our article has just been published in the GIA Reader, Vol 26. No 3! It is written by Richard Evans and Karina Mangu-Ward, and provides a thought-provoking overview of the origins, inspirations and context behind the Community Innovation Labs.
Anushya is one of the four new team members joining EmcArts this year. Read more about our team on our website. Anushya is … Continue reading
EmcArts will be presenting at several public events, conferences and gatherings this fall. Check out this post to see when we’ll be in cities all over the US, including Philadelphia, Houston, Los Angeles and San Francisco.
EmcArts is pleased to announce that Winston-Salem, NC and Providence, RI have been selected as the two pilot sites for the Community Innovation Labs.
EmcArts is very pleased to introduce several stellar additions to our team in the areas of Process Facilitation, Communications, Operations, and Board Development.
We’re excited to introduce Nayantara Sen, EmcArts’ new Communications Manager
We’re finally formally introducing Maura Cuffie, EmcArts’ Operations and Program Associate.
Emil Kang, Professor of Practice at University of North Carolina has joined our Board of Directors.
We’re excited to welcome Meera Chakravarthy to our team as our new Summer Intern.
We’re excited to welcome Wesley Days, Jr to our team as our new EmcArts Process Facilitator.
ALACI Cohort 1 gathered for their first national seminar in Providence, Rhode Island from June 1st-3rd, 2015. This three-day convening brought ALACI fellows, faculty, executive coaches and EmcArts’ staff together, and featured inspiring and educational presentations on adaptive leadership topics such as emotional intelligence, organizational systems, authentic leadership, and more.
EmcArts is looking for candidates who have experience leading diverse groups of stakeholders in extended team processes, as well as larger groups in training workshops and small-group coaching sessions.
Community Innovation Labs offer the opportunity for the cultural sector to play a vital role in community change, using artistic practices to build a shared vision, explore new possibilities, and advance adaptive solutions.