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:
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.
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.