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100 Days of Action

100 Days Action 100 Days is a counternarrative to Trump’s one hundred day plan. A calendar of activist and poetic action, 100 Days Festival gathers call to action from organizations and activist groups working in the crossfire of Trump’s plan (Black Lives Matter, Immigrant Coalition, Environment, Planned Parenthood, among others), while also calling on thinkers, performers, visual artists, and writers to propose gestures that can be carried out by participants either at home or in the world. 100 Days is an exercise in endurance, a call for daily action to all bodies that stand against bigotry, xenophobia, racism, sexism, and the destruction of our environment.

If there was a time to take action, to make a concerted effort at becoming politicized, and taking the steps towards affecting change, the time is now. Bay Area-based artists, writers, and cultural producers have come together  for 100 Days

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From “Saints and Citizens”

Unknown indigenous artist, Station of the Cross V: Simon of Cyrene helps Jesus (detail), Mission San Gabriel Arcángel, San Gabriel, CA, early 19th Century.

California’s Mission Era Indigenous Artists and Political Resistance Ever since Lisbeth Hass’ book talk last year at the California Historical Society on Saints and Citizens: Indigenous Histories of Colonial Missions and Mexican California (University of California Press, 2013), the stare

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