Vibrant Communities

Workshop Presenters

Carmen Mitzi Sinnot

Carmen Mitzi Sinnott, founder and CEO of All Here Together Productions, is a creator and leader of diversity, equity, and inclusion programs. Mitzi employs her skills defusing bias, building bridges, and catalyzing innovation to create spaces for others to bravely explore their personal narrative as routes for understanding cultural differences. She uses expertise and experience to convene conversations about race and class across industries and interests, building more tolerant communities, learning from the past, and re-imagining our future, one story at a time. Mitzi is an Ohio River Valley native who’s taken her message across the globe from South Africa and Sweden to Scotland and throughout America. Her solo play “SNAPSHOT: a true story of love interrupted by invasion” has been featured repeatedly on PBS nationwide. Having worked on more than 50 college and university campuses, Mitzi was named a “Top 5 Best Diversity Speaker in America” by Campus Activities Magazine.

Jenny Seaquist

Jenny Seaquist first discovered her passion for holding space for transformation as a theater teaching artist more than 35 years ago. Based in New York City, she is delighted to work with Morningside Center for Teaching Social Responsibility, Ramapo for Children, and Lighthouse Guild for the Blind, among others, coaching teachers and working with youth on social emotional learning (SEL) curriculums and equity practices. She creates and facilitates professional development for educators in topics such as child development, behavior management, conflict resolution and arts integration for a variety of clients including Partnership for After School Education , NYC Mission Society, Sports and Arts Foundation, CAMBA and the Boys and Girls Club. In addition to developing theater, literacy, SEL and Arts-in-Ed curriculums for New York City Housing Authority and Phipps Community Development Corporation, Jenny is listed as an advisor on the NYC Theater Blueprint and collaborated on the Phillip Morris national Sidewalk curriculum. As education director for Plays for Living and Foundation for Children and the Classics she oversaw collaborations with The After School Corporation, NYU and United Way among others. Jenny shares her home with two four pawed friends and enjoys making soup.

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