The USDAC organizes artists, community members, and leaders on all levels, from the local grassroots organizing to national actions across the country to research projects so that we can learn and share best practices. Learn how to get involved: LOCAL ORGANIZING - NATIONAL ACTIONS - USDAC STATEMENT - CITIZEN ARTIST SALONS - LEARNING AND RESEARCH


LOCAL ORGANIZING

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OPEN AN OUTPOST >
Local hubs that are deeply connected to the USDAC, including student-centric areas

Also, click here for information on past ....
IMAGININGS >

START A FIELD OFFICE >
Highly connected USDAC offices


NATIONAL ACTIONS

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ACTIVATE A POLICY ON BELONGING >
Organize your community...

PARTICIPATE IN THE PEOPLE'S STATE OF THE UNION > 
Our annual...

Read about past actions, including:
REVOLUTION OF VALUES > 
#DARETOIMAGINE >
USDAC SUPER PAC >


USDAC STATEMENTS

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From time to time, the USDAC issues Action Calls—sent to our network and shared via social media—to encourage

  • PLEDGE ON CULTURAL RIGHTS & THE MUSLIM BAN
  • STATEMENT ON SYRIAN REFUGEE CRISIS
  • CREATIVITY FOR EQUITY AND JUSTICE
  • STATEMENT IN SUPPORT OF PRESERVING SACRED APACHE LANDS
  • INVEST IN ARTIST AND COMMUNITY CULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
  • CREATIVITY FOR CLIMATE JUSTICE

CITIZEN ARTIST SALONS

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A series of video-based gatherings and learning calls for Citizen Artists to dig into thematic material, learn about opportunities, and create connections across the USDAC Network. 


LEARNING AND RESEARCH

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USDAC LAB: Collaborations with public and private entities to research, design, implement, and disseminate projects that enact our aims and values.

REPORT ON FIRST TWO YEARS: Summary of the USDAC’s work to date: lessons we’ve learned about translating community members’ visions into powerful ideas and action. 

HI-LI DATABASE: Our catalogue of High-Impact Low-Infrastructure models for building creative community.