ABOUT COMMUNITY RUMMAGE

Our origins and our mission forward

Founded in the wake of a pandemic, a national social reckoning on race, and the continued reminders the government was never for us, community rummage stands to build space for creatives have always had to fight for place at the table. At community rummage we represent creatives in all their shapes and sizes, ethnicities and sexualities. In that spirit we acknowledge that creatives with intersectional considerations deserve to be uplifted by the entire movement. We pledge to listen and give room to those voices here.

 

OUR COMMUNITY ORGANIZERS

Dedicated to gathering and empowering creatives

ANDREA AGRELLA CLEMENTE

Founder

Andrea found her passion for social entrepreneurship while in undergrad at University of San Francisco. Born in Venezuela, growing up in Seattle, and educated in the Bay, Andrea cultivates community ties cross continents. Her mission to gather her community to share art with a purpose. As a social enterprise, community rummage is committed to reinvesting in communities effected by systemic violence.

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MALIK CHARLES

Curator

Sarai Clark has years of experience in art education as well as in managing exhibitions. Sarai Clark also participates in producing and promoting commUNITY rummage community events.

  

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OUR INSPIRATIONS

The wise words we live by and invite you to investigate

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HOOD FEMINISM

by Mikki Kendall

I'm a feminist. Mostly.
I'm an asshole. Mostly.
All too often the focus of mainstream feminism is not on basic survival for the many, but on increasing privilege for the few.
Meeting basic needs is a feminist issue. Food insecurity, the living wage and access to education are feminist issues. The fight against racism, ableism and transmisogyny are all feminist issues.
White feminists often fail to see how race, class, sexual orientation and disability intersect with gender. How can feminists stand in solidarity as a movement when there is a distinct likelihood that some women are oppressing others?
Insightful, incendiary and ultimately hopeful, Hood Feminism is both an irrefutable indictment of a movement in flux and also clear-eyed assessment of how to save it.

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WE DON’T WANT TO BE THE STARS

Kate Shapiro

 This is a grassroots organizing and training curriculum rooted in lessons from multi-racial, cross-class, feminist organizing. It is for emerging or established groups and organizations working to get into good trouble here and now in 2020 and beyond, as we confront a world where our economic, governance, and ecological systems are literally on the brink of collapse. The curriculum is built for groups aiming to build a feminist future that is Pro-Black, Pro-Worker, Pro-Queer, Pro-Immigrant, and Pro-Planet.

“WE DON’T WANT TO BE STARS, BUT PARTS OF CONSTELLATIONS.”

– GLORIA ANZALDÚA