Our Green New Deal campaign premiered on March 14, 2019 in Washington D.C., at Bold V. Old, a daylong convening where speakers including Stacey Abrams, Cory Booker and Kamala Harris discussed bold ideas for our biggest problems, including the Green New Deal. On March 16 In Oakland, CA, Creative Action Network joined artists and activists at the Green New Deal Create-A-Thon, where youth artists from the Sunrise Movement and others worked on new designs for the collection. Youth activist Rio says that after seeing videos of Greta Thunberg leading student climate strikes in Europe, “me and my sister were empowered to make some sort of difference.” Rio and his sister Maddy recently rose to internet stardom when their student group confronted Senator Feinstein about the Green New Deal a few weeks ago. Maddy says she is now “trying to make my voice be more heard, go to marches, and more creative stuff, definitely!”
It's been a big year for us! We we've been busy as honeybees at CAN in 2018 and wanted to share some of the highlights with you. Thank you to all our artists for making everything possible, and to all of our non-profit partners for working so hard every day for the causes we care about!
Between now and Election day on November 6th, 2018, we’re seeking non-partisan button designs that encourage people to exercise their right to vote.
Beginning in July, we're partnering with Swing Left to shine a light on the 78 "winnable" Swing Districts and inspire everyone to volunteer and get out the vote in the midterms!
Let's hear it for artists! To help kick off June Pride we asked Kyle Parker to share his thoughts on building confidence, marketing his work and staying authentic to himself as an artist. Happy reading and please join us here every week for an interview with a Creative Action Network artist!