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Field Report – Building a	Culture of Belonging

Field Report – Building a Culture of Belonging

BY KATHRYN DICKASON
Mosaic America fosters intercultural awareness and respect through its artistic programming. The San Francisco Bay Area has a rich diversity of people, despite prevailing media representations of Silicon Valley as the
land of wealthy, white “tech bros.”

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A talk with Mosaic America’s Priya Das

A talk with Mosaic America’s Priya Das

The Mosaic Festival is happening this weekend and we are excited to learn more about Mosaic America, the festival (Mosaic Festival: Friday and Saturday, Aug 26 and 27), and the work they do to bridge cultures and communities with the arts!

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#88 – Priya Das – Content Magazine

#88 – Priya Das – Content Magazine

n this episode, Priya discusses how being an art critic and columnist, her history classical Indian Bharatanatyam performer, and the Hawaiian/Slide Guitar have merged to help form Mosaic America, cofounder with Usha Srinivasan. In addition, Priya shares how coming to America put her on a journey to find her “giant self.”

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Off the Cuff with Namrita 92.3FM

Off the Cuff with Namrita 92.3FM

Priya Das, Founde, Mosaic America and Maria Basile, Dance artist on Off the Cuff with Namrita 92.3FM. Mosaic America is a nonprofit organization that strengthens communities, cultivates belonging, and catalyzes inclusion through inter-cultural and co-created art.

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Inaugural Mosaic Festival in Silicon Valley hits record wins-  eyes year 2

Inaugural Mosaic Festival in Silicon Valley hits record wins- eyes year 2

The first free festival that brought together over 50 partners from culturally-distinct communities within and around San Jose is set for Year 2. Mosaic America, the Silicon Valley nonprofit organizer of the Mosaic Festival, in partnership with the School of Arts and Culture, welcomed approximately 1500 people into East San Jose on October 2nd with a day of performances, art, food, and movement.

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The Place for Celebrating Our Communities

The Place for Celebrating Our Communities

At the center of Silicon Valley is San José, and its heart is the people who live here, who give it life. San José has been described as a “bedroom community” to other neighboring towns that seat companies like Facebook, Apple, Netflix, Google. The sprawling city may house a great number of the workers who fuel those companies, but to those who know, it is a vibrant city that is rooted in community. There is no better place to learn more about San José than the School of Arts & Culture at The Mexican Heritage Plaza, the location of the first Mosaic Festival.

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