Arts & Democracy's ongoing collaboration with Service Employees International Union (SEIU) including artists residencies resulting in presentations at SEIU's 2012 convention in Denver, Colorado and culural organizing that supported the minimum wage campaign in Minnesota with SEIU Local 26 and young member emgagement in Detroit, Michigan with Healthcare Michigan.
The focus of the partnership is member leadership development with members including janitors, healthcare workers, security officers, and public workers. Additional collaborations took place with locals in California. Florida, Pennsylvania, and Texas in the U.S. and Toronto, Canada.
See our video about our collaboration with SEIU produced with Linebreak Media.
See Thenmozhi Soundararajan's video growing out of her collaboration with SEIU Local 521 in California .