Branch Out With C1: We Wear the Crowns

By Company One Theatre (other events)

Saturday, March 26 2022 11:00 AM 12:00 PM EST

Join us for storytime and a celebratory collage craft activity the whole family will enjoy!

Centering families with children ages 4-12, Boston-based social justice project Wee the People and Hip-Hop Artist Paul Willis will host an interactive workshop to explore activism, Black joy, and self-love in conversation with Company One Theatre's upcoming production of Black Super Hero Magic Mama.

>> About Branch Out With C1
A series of gatherings spread across the Boston Public Library’s branches, connecting the themes of Company One Theatre's production of the play Black Super Hero Magic Mama to our city’s local communities through interactive experiences in partnership with organizations throughout Boston, paired with a sneak peek of the play!

>> About Wee the People
Wee the People (WTP) is a Boston-based social justice project for children ages 4-12. Launched in 2015 by two Black mothers, WTP organizes free, interactive workshops and events that explore activism, resistance, and social action through the visual and performing arts: music, dance/movement, theater, graphic arts, spoken word, and storytelling. Partnering with public institutions, community organizations, and Boston-based artists, WTP seeks to create high-impact, celebratory experiences that promote uncomfortable conversations parents often avoid with young children.

>> About Paul Willis
Paul Willis is a hip-hop artist, educator, and community organizer who values social justice and building community. Paul's music reflects his personal narrative, the stories of his students, and a commitment to being a positive force. Willis works for 826 Boston, the nonprofit writing, tutoring and publishing organization that serves kids grades K through 12, inspiring the young people involved to share their stories fully and freely.

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