Panels

“When music, books, film and comedy accompany movements, change happens.” 

Changeville’s panels focus on aspects of activism that relate directly to artistry. Each will feature a number of experts, influencers and artists who work towards the greater social good.

All Changeville Panels will be held at The Bull in Downtown Gainesville. A Changeville Multi-Venue Pass is required for entry.

Buy a Multi-Venue Pass here.


Thursday, March 2 – 10:30AM-12PM

Stories have the power to move people, changing opinions and inspiring actions. Join us for this panel discussing the use of storytelling for the benefit of society.

Panelists:
Caty Borum Chattoo, Director, Center for Media & Social Impact at American University
Ellen Schneider, Founder, Active Voice Lab
Christopher Gernon, President and CEO of Fugitives Creative
Ram Devineni, Producer and Co-writer, Priya’s Shakti and Priya’s Mirror
Jaron Jones, Ph.D., Co-Founder, Self Narrate

Thursday, March 2 – 2:45-3:45PM

Many artists are passionate about social issues and work both publicly and privately to benefit causes, but how do the most effective amongst them strike a balance between activism and artistry? This panel will seek to answer that question and discuss the best practices and philosophies for being both an artist and an activist.

Panelists:
Lizz Winstead, Co-Creator, The Daily Show;  Co-Founder, Air America Radio ; Founder, Lady Parts Justice
Jen Vito, Director, Changeville
Charlotte Kesl, Coordinator, 352Creates / Independent photographer
Hazel Levy, Organizer with National Women’s Liberation (NWL) Woman of Color Caucus (WOCC), Scientist & Artist
Margaret Tolbert, Professional Artist & Springs Advocate, Originator of AQUIFERious

Friday, March 3 – 2:45-3:45PM

Concerns about the environment are more pressing today than they ever have been. Dive deep into the issues at this panel made up of communicators, strategists and artists who make our planet’s health a top priority.

Panelists:
Cynthia Barnett – Award-Winning Environmental Journalist
Ryan Schleeter – Producer, Greenpeace USA
Anna Sampson – Director, We Are Neutral
Mike Wilbur – Moon Hooch
James Muschler – Moon Hooch