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Organizing & Mobilizing Workshop Resources

Organizing & Mobilizing Workshop Resources

Watch the Full Video Jody Lykes – he/him – jlykes@unr.edu – (775) 682-8998 I’m a Hip Hop scholar, and the coordinator for the African diaspora program at the Center at UNR. I was raised between Sunnyside, WA and Santa Maria, CA. I received my Bachelors…

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Between the Lyrics 4

Between the Lyrics 4

The Holland Project’s annual hip hop art show and fundraiser, Between the Lyrics, has moved totally online with a virtual exhibition and additional radio+streaming programming. This year’s theme was “Women of Hip Hop” and each artist was assigned a song by an iconic female rapper…

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RISE Art Collection

RISE Art Collection

In June 2020, we partnered with Reno Initiative for Shelter & Equality (or RISE) to create a permanent art collection for their new women and family shelter, Our Place. We wanted to thank all the artists involved and highlight their work here. Thank you also…

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Washoe County Primaries 2020

Washoe County Primaries 2020

BALLOTS MUST BE POSTMARKED BY JUNE 9TH! HOW TO VOTE BY MAIL Due to COVID-19, Nevada counties moved to an all-mail ballot. If you didn’t receive your ballot already, you can still register/update your registration online thru June 4th, you will just also have to…

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Anti-Racism Resources #BlackLivesMatter

Anti-Racism Resources #BlackLivesMatter

Compiled from various sources online, also cited here. First published May 30, 2020 with updates weekly. PROTECT TRANS LIVES Consider donating to these worthy orgs led by and protecting trans communities–Homeless Black Trans Women Fund–G.L.I.T.S. Inc–The Okra Project–Solutions Not Punishment Collaborative–Marsha P. Johnson Foundation–Black Trans…

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“Two Lakes” – Austin Pratt

“Two Lakes” – Austin Pratt

In conjunction with our solidarity window display for the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe currently on view at The Holland Gallery Window, local artist and longtime Holland friend, Austin Pratt reflects on his painting, Two Lakes, and the influences that sparked this large-scale painting. The painting…

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SOLIDARITY WITH PYRAMID LAKE

SOLIDARITY WITH PYRAMID LAKE

This Holland Project Gallery Window display will be on view May 29 – June 5, 2020     In solidarity with the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe and all Indigenous nations with the fight against COVID-19, Pyramid Lake is closed to the public until further notice. We stand with…

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Holland Origin Stories

Holland Origin Stories

From time to time we get asked about certain names, phrases, stories, titles – and sometimes we gotta prove or bust some myths! HSS Rainshadow (aka Holland Show Space at Rainshadow, or just Rainshadow), was a high school by day in a former Italian restaurant/bar…

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Self-Love: Are Your Actions Nourishing or Depleting Your Well-being?

Self-Love: Are Your Actions Nourishing or Depleting Your Well-being?

Continuing with our collaborative self-love blog series, Psychology/Behavioral Science PHD student Ali Szarko has sent some new content helping us reflect on our current circumstances during the COVID-19 crisis and healthy ways to adapt and take care for numero uno. Accompanying this post, artwork by…

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Supporting Local Businesses and Orgs during COVID-19

Supporting Local Businesses and Orgs during COVID-19

We hope the following list will help you continue to support local businesses, organizations, and workers in a safe and responsible way during this difficult time. While we have compiled information from our close community partners and the resources we have found, we encourage those…

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