malonga arts collective

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Who we are

Cultivating creative environment

Community pride

Event of inclusivity

We believe in the arts as a fertile ground for societal healing, community belonging, and reparative justice.

We believe in providing artistic excellence that is affordable and accessible to all, regardless of abilities, experience, or demographics.

We believe in providing equitable access to cultural and arts-centered based programming.

We believe in the power and expertise of our coalition of individual teaching and working artists.

We believe in providing opportunities for training, mentorship, and leadership to all youth Collective members.

We believe in creating and maintaining a robust and healthy environment for exploration, and innovation in dance, movement, music, and theater, for ourselves, guest artists, researchers, and scholars.

We believe in cultivating and maintaining effective partnerships with the broader San Francisco/Bay Area community and globally.


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The Malonga Arts Collective (MAC) comprises ten nonprofit arts organizations and individual teaching artists who have contractual agreements with the City of Oakland. They are situated on the 2nd and 3rd Floors of the Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts in Oakland, California, where they deliver arts programming. The MAC’s vision for the Malonga Casquelourd Center is to establish it as a flourishing and dynamic cultural hub that embraces the convergence of arts, culture, community belonging, and activism.


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