NCORE 2018 New Orleans Start the Conversation This week, we’ll be at the Annual National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in American Higher Education (NCORE), which serves as the leading national forum on issues of race and ethnicity in American higher education. NCORE emphasizes the intersection of race, ethnicity, gender, religion, and class with campus programming and the […]
It’s that time of year again! Men As Peacemakers is hosting their Celebration of Community Peacemakers in June! Last year, we branded the event by designing their poster, program, as well as other print and digital elements. Well, we’re back at it! We’ve been working with them to brand their event and help get folks get connected to their fundraiser. This year we chose a design that highlighted elements of community and gave the material a more welcoming feel.
Some of What We Do Hey Everybody, it’s Jordon here from Blackbird Revolt. If you don’t know about Blackbird Revolt, we’re a group of creatives dedicated to promoting social change through conscious creativity. We work a lot with individuals, organizations, nonprofits and initiatives to effectively challenge the way we think about the world. Now, a […]
Through the month of February, Zeitgeist Arts Cafe hosted Black Duluth in History: The Life, The Work, The Fight. We played an integral role in shaping the exhibit.
The exhibit was a visual representation of an oral history project that started a couple of years ago. The project was supported by the Clayton Jackson McGhie Memorial Committee and led by Heidi Bakk-Hansen. We worked to curate and design the show; creating a compelling exhibit for folks to engage.
On February 23, 2018 the Duluth Branch of the NAACP held their Freedom Fund Dinner. The dinner was an opportunity for the branch to raise awareness, spirits, and funds. It was the first time the dinner has been held in over 20 years. The dinner was emceed by Romona Marozas and organized by the Freedom Fund Committee. Terri, our Creative Director, played an integral role in planning the event. As an organization, we also designed all the print and digital material to help promote and brand the event.
This weekend, we participated in the Twin Ports Women’s March 2018 supporting the work of amazing folks fighting for equity. We were glad to see so many of our community members marching in solidarity for change in our communities. Among many of the amazing speakers, our Creative Director, Terri, was featured. We are very proud of her […]
We had fun branding this year’s MLK Tribute Events which we themed, Birth of a New Nation, titled from a 1957 speech given by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In his speech, Dr. King referenced Ghana’s battle against colonialism and the creation a new community through the results of nonviolence. King states “The aftermath of […]
Moira Villiard She/Her Moira (pronounced like theory) is an artist and organizer based in Duluth, MN. She currently works at the American Indian Community Housing Organization (AICHO) as the Cultural Program Coordinator. Her role with AICHO has helped lead to some incredibly engaging and impactful programming. Additionally, she sits on the board of the Arrowhead regional […]
At Blackbird Revolt we strongly believe it is important to not only recognize peoples’ identities but to value them. This includes valuing trans and non-binary folks. One of the simplest ways to begin doing so is by using their pronouns or referring to the person in the ways in which they have asked. In order to […]
Erica Pauline They/Them or She/Her Hey folks! I’m a queer feminist from northern Minnesota. I am a tattoo artist, illustrator, and ceramics kid. I graduated from the University of Minnesota Duluth, where I studied Digital Art and Ceramics. In the tattoo world, I’m working towards more inclusivity, and all my coworkers and I will be […]