Each year, Maria Bauman is on faculty for Urban Bush Women’s acclaimed Summer Leadership Institute. It is a special time for artists of multiple genres to hone their crafts and to braid in their concerns around justice and equity. This summer we will revisit the theme from 2016 – You, Me, We: Understanding Internalized Racial Oppression and How it Manifests in Our Artistic Community. The urgency of addressing racial oppression is a clarion call to our arts community. Together we will examine Internalized Racial Oppression as it manifests both for people of color and white people and how these manifestations show up in our organizing, creations and collaborations. In partnership with People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond, classes will be taught by UBW’s BOLD (Builders, Organizers & Leaders through Dance) facilitators.