When three-time Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning choreographer, director, and writer Debbie Allen created “Freeze Frame”—a multimedia dance, music, and theater production—she used the lens of the arts to help audiences examine the complex issues of gun violence, poverty, race relations, and criminal justice.
Join the Center for American Progress, Debbie Allen, and a panel of community leaders and change-makers as they explore the real-life stories, advocacy, and efforts that inspire productions such as “Freeze Frame,” as well as policy recommendations that can help create change.
Debbie Allen, Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning choreographer, director, and writer
Lucia McBath, Faith and Community Outreach Leader, Everytown for Gun Safety
Layla Zaidane, Managing Director, Generation Progress
Jose Osuna, Director of External Affairs, Homeboy Industries
DeJuan Patterson, Community Activist and Consultant, BeMore Group
Jonathan Capehart, Opinion writer, The Washington Post