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Barbara  has extensive experience supporting non-profit organizations to effectively plan and execute programs through an equity lens. Her expertise ranges from community engagement and facilitating long-term organizational planning to managing short-term special events. She possesses in-depth knowledge of working within the philanthropic sector and with community engaged art curation.  

Topics for speaking engagements include, but are not limited to, racial equity and grantmaking, social justice in the arts, trauma-informed philanthropy, and the removal of monuments and memorials.  

Select clients include Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, The Association of Ramaytush Ohlone, First Voice, Inc., SOMArts Cultural Center,  The Chinese Cultural Center, Camp Fire Girls, American Indian Film Institute, A Place of Her Own, UC Law San Francisco (formerly UC Hastings), and the National Guild for Community Arts Education. 

Rootwork Series: National Guild for Community Arts Education

 The Arts as a Vehicle for Transformation: Moving from Trauma to Healing

How do we begin to integrate a trauma informed lens into our work and everyday life? This session will provide a basic framework for incorporating trauma informed practices into arts programs as well as introduce a few successful examples of where the arts have been used as a catalyst for healing.

Presenters: Barbara Mumby-Huerta and Cynthia Tom

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