Ebon Dooley Art and Social Justice Awards

ABOUT THE EBON DOOLEY

ART AND SOCIAL JUSTICE AWARDS

Each year the Art & Justice Award is shaped around recipients. Each receive recognition for their work, a physical award, and community acknowledgement. Beyond that the recipient has access to the ArtsXchange and opportunities for amplifying their work.

TO QUALIFY, NOMINEES MUST:
•    Live and work in the state of Georgia;
•    Be an artist in any discipline practicing art for the people’s sake OR;
•    Be an organizer/organization whose toolbox includes the practice of art integration-using culture and creativity in the service of a defined community as part a social or economic goal.

NOMINATIONS ARE ACCEPTED FOR THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:

BRIDGE BUILDER
Nominees demonstrate an ability to help others collaborate, identify ways to contribute to a shared goal, and creates a mechanism for them to work together to advance their shared goals, uplifting the work of each party.

CHANGE MAKER
Nominees demonstrate a history of work that has had an impact, resulting in tangible change(s) for their community.

ECONOMIC JUSTICE CHAMPION
Nominees demonstrate a record of service to individuals, or a defined community, to achieve financial equality and stability by: increasing access to resources for historically disenfranchised or marginalized groups and communities.  

SOCIAL JUSTICE CHAMPION
Nominees demonstrate a history of working individually and/or with others to achieve improvements in areas like: living wage campaigns and job training; affordable and safe housing; Medicare for All; support for public education; and justice before the courts and police.

EMERGING LEADER (MUST BE UNDER AGE 35)
Nominees demonstrate a commitment to a body of work that supports the ways art can tell a story or illuminate the social condition. 

 
 

2019 EBON DOOLEY ARTS & SOCIAL JUSTICE HONOREES

2018 EBON DOOLEY ARTS & SOCIAL JUSTICE HONOREES

 
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