About this Event
One Washington Square, San Jose, CA 95192http://sjsu.edu/ThompsonGallery
IT’S A NEW DAWN, IT’S A NEW DAY:
Celebrating and advocating for Title IX’s 50th Anniversary with a Wall of Song
Mel Day in collaboration with Dr. Akilah Carter-Francique, The Institute for the Study of Sport, Society & Social change, and affinity partners
August 30 - September 30, 2022
On view in the Natalie and James Thompson Art Gallery, SJSU Art Building 127
The exhibition “It’s a New Dawn, It’s a New Day”, presented at the Natalie and James Thompson Gallery in collaboration with Wall of Song and the Institute for the Study of Sport, Society & Social Change (ISSSSC) celebrates and advocates for the 50th Anniversary of Title IX, legislation that recognized gender equity in education as a civil right and paved the way for women’s sports on and off the field of play, with multi-channel video projection, a live singing performance of the collaborative ‘Feeling Good’ Project, and an invitation for visitors to add their voice and learn more about the ways to become more engaged in the movement of equity and inclusivity, particularly as it pertains to the racial justice and gender equity of women, girls, and non-binary athletes in sport.
Let’s raise our voices together and work toward the future we need for the next 50 years of Title IX. Share your voice and join our cause as we explore the expressive intersectional possibilities and combined power of art, sport and the rituals of collective singing for positive social change efforts!