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Ben Shepard on Creativity, Play and Social Movements

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We'll explore the role of creativity and play in social change, community organizing and social movements, as well as the importance of play in public space. Our guest is Ben Shepard, assistant professor of human service at New York School of Technology/City University of New York. He is the author of several books, including Play, Creativity, and Social Movements: If I Can't Dance, It’s Not My Revolution, The Beach Beneath the Streets: Exclusion, Control, and Play in Public Space, and Community Projects as Social Activism. Find out more about Ben at www.benjaminheimshepard.com.