FRAMINGHAM – The Framingham Cultural Council awarded its 2021 Contributor of the Year awards was given to Yumi Park Huntington, an Associate
Professor of Art History at Framingham State University and Chair of the Arts & Ideas Series.
Park Huntington creatively put together an interdisciplinary program, open to the Framingham community during the pandemic, under the theme “The Public Self: Citizen as Change Agent” with an incredible team of speakers and performers.
There were lectures about politics and social justice, screenings of worldwide recognized movies and local documentaries, performances by Queer, Black,
Latino poets, workshops on creativity, and conversations with Pulitzer winner authors. She chaired the program with care and amazing organization skills, from the call for proposals, to budgeting, promotion, and hosting of events.
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