Urban diversity is an underleveraged source of creativity and innovation. In this session, we’ll show how cultural inclusion can be fostered through education, placemaking, art, media, and intercultural governance and citizenship.
Zrinka Bralo is Chief Executive of Migrants Organise – a community organising platform for migrants and refugees acting for justice. Zrinka is a refugee from Sarajevo (Bosnia), where she was a journalist working with leading war correspondents during the siege in the 90’s.
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) CEO Deborah Cullinan is one of the nation’s leading thinkers on the pivotal role artists and arts organizations play in shaping our social landscape. During her tenure at YBCA, she has launched several bold new programs, engagement strategies, and civic coalitions.
Erin M. Kearns is an Assistant Professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice & the National Counterterrorism Innovation, Technology and Education (NCITE) Center of Excellence at the University of Nebraska. Her work has been featured on CNN, The Economist, the Washington Post, and Vox.