Social Circus Initiatives Focus on the Marginalized in 2020 

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Social Circus Initiatives Focus on the Marginalized in 2020 

With global nationalism and hate crimes on the rise, social circus programs will continue to provide events and spaces throughout 2020 for conversations about uplifting the vulnerable, such as children and refugees.
In 2008, six European circus schools joined in Brussels to create the nonprofit  Caravan Circus Network (CCN) as an international youth and social circus network. Currently, the 35 circus school members come from 23 countries across Africa, Asia, Europe and the Middle East, and produce youth festivals and exchanges, as well as support seminars, training, research and volunteers.  Discussing 2020, Vincent Wauters, president of Caravan/director of Ecole de Cirque de Bruxelles says “We see the implementation of two of our new exciting Erasmus+ funded projects Circus++ and Circus as Intercultural Encounter. We also see the c...
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Karin McKie

Karin McKie is a writer, SAG-AFTRA actor, educator, publicist and activist. She teaches students and professionals about storytelling, public relations, theater and stage combat, critical reading and comparative literature. Raised in the DC area and currently in Chicago, Karin has studied in London and the Bay Area, spent the millennium in Buenos Aires, performed in Amsterdam, Scotland, and around the Americas, and was a China/Taiwan scholar. She has a BS in Theater and Communications, an MFA in Creative Writing, and is a yogini, cyclist, weight lifter, and sometimes barefoot tennis player.