Women & Change

Reclaiming the Right of Public Assembly

Today, more than 77% of Americans have access to a broadband internet subscription, up from less than 20% just two decades ago, which means it has never been easier to occupy digital space. The barrier of entry for most digital platforms is as simple as clicking accept on the terms and conditions (and nobody reads them anyway). Simultaneously, the cost of occupying physical space has never been more expensive. If you’ve been around any Dad long enough, you know that you would have to be crazy to buy in this real estate market and they’re not wrong. Especially in metropolises like New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles—the barrier of entry is harrowing.

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Meet the Sokoloff Arts Creative Fellows—with Mother Line Story Project’s Executive Director Eliza Martin Simpson

Hey, Eliza. Could you introduce yourself?  Hello! My name is Eliza Martin Simpson. Who’s your number one most played artist right now? Big Bang. They’re KPOP. I’ve been sleeping on KPOP. I’m definitely going to check them out. Highly recommend. Cool. How do you spend your free time? Free…what? Fair. Enough. Let’s get down to…

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Meet the Sokoloff Arts Creative Fellows—with Actor, Writer, Producer Lacy Marie Meyer

Hey, Lacy.  Hey, Connor. Can you introduce yourself in one sentence? Of course. I’m Lacy Marie Meyer and I’m an actor, writer, and a producer. In that order? I don’t feel the need to rank them. And I won’t make you. How about we start easy. What’s the number one most played artist you’re listening to right now?  Well, I’ve been creating a playlist for my series because another Sokoloff Arts Fellow, Charlotte Arnoux, suggested I do…

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Women in Hospitality—an Interview with Joanna Carpenter

Joanna Carpenter is a singer, actor, and director, and a seasoned hospitality industry veteran with 15 years behind the bar. She has helped create cocktails for some of New York City’s most recognizable spaces and is a proud, active advocate for creating equal visibility and support for women and persons of color in hospitality. 

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