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Choruses for Change

There are hundreds of terrific choruses that have a mission of creating a better world through their music.  Here is a small sample. Support their important work!
Let us know more that you know of! email us at info@riseupandsing.org

Here is a great article on this whole phenomena: "The Rebirth of Resistance Choirs" by Justine Kurland, in Topic (Issue #24, June 2019).

LABOR CHORUSES
laborchorus.com/choruses has a listing of nine choruses in the US & UK.

Solidarity Sing-Alongs originated with singalong resistance in the Wisconsin state capitol to Gov. Scott Walker's anti-labor policies. Site includes info on Solidarity Singalongs in Walworth Co. WI, Austin TX, and Lansing MI

WOMEN'S CHORUSES
Sister Singers Network 
has a geographical listing of over 90 feminist choruses across US and beyond: https://www.sistersingers.net/listings-geographical

Feminist ensembles:

JUSTICE CHOIRS

Justice Choir is a template to encourage more group singing for social justice. Designed around our Justice Choir Songbook, our goal is a grassroots movement to engage in the empathetic, collaborative, and collective power of singing together to create change. There are 15 local chapter choirs across the U.S. This grassroots movement began at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Minneapolis. https://www.justicechoir.org/

PEACE CHORUSES

RESISTANCE / PEACE & JUSTICE CHORUSES

COMMUNITY CHORUSES

America the Dream is a choral project based on an updated version of the song "America the Beautiful". Videos, free SATB scores, information & resources are available at  americathedream.org