Activist Songbook


7 PM


What is the relationship between music and activism? Songs of hope and struggle have been present at every momentous occasion in U.S. history, inspiring change and galvanizing action. But what goes into creating activist music for the present?

Join the Activist Songbook creative team—composer Byron Au Yong and writer Aaron Jafferis—as they discuss building a musical toolkit for activists across the country with a panel of New Haven-based activists and nationally recognized organizers to learn how music can be a tool to affect change at every level of our democracy.

This panel is part of the Ideas series, presented in partnership with Connecticut Humanities with additional major support from The Whitney Center.