Freedom. Safety. NOW. Creative Action Against Gender-Based Violence

Saturday, January 26, 2013, noon to 1pm

Please join the women of SAWCC in front of the Indian Consulate in New York for a creative movement-based protest action in response to the horrific violence wrought upon Jyoti Singh Pandey in India in December 2012 and on women’s bodies everyday around the world.

January 22nd, 2013

Category: Events, Performance


Shine Jyoti

Tuesday, January 15, 2013, 5:30-7pm

SAWCC is proud to co-sponsor Sakhi for South Asian Women’s candlelight vigil honoring the memory of Jyoti Singh Pandey, victim of the recent fatal rape in December 2012 in New Delhi. Please join us in honoring Jyoti’s life and reminding ourselves that the work to end gender-based violence is urgent, necessary, and ongoing.

January 15th, 2013

Category: Events


Creative Commons: A Transmedia Literary Festival

November 30–December 1, 2012

SAWCC presents Creative Commons, a transmedia literary festival featuring authors, comedians, filmmakers, and other storytellers writing at the intersection of literature, media, and performance.

October 25th, 2012

Category: Events, Featured, Literature, Talks


Slideshow: Reading with Tania James and Keshni Kashyap

Saturday, December 1, 2012, 7 pm

Creative Commons culminates in a multimedia reading featuring Tania James (Aerogrammes and Other Stories), and Keshni Kashyap (Tina’s Mouth: An Existential Comic Diary).

October 20th, 2012

Category: Events, Literature


Creative Commons: Breathing for the Stage

Saturday, December 1, 10 am–12 pm

Creative Commons presents a workshop on writing and performing your work for the stage, facilitated by Roopa Singh (advance sign-up required, click here for more details).

October 15th, 2012

Category: Events, Literature, Performance