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Sipp Culture on the Move!

The Utica Institute Museum

Hinds Community College – Utica Campus

Since the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Utica Institute Museum, we have had the privilege of touring, engaging, and supporting this historically amazing institute. The museum will provide educational opportunities, resources, and share the stories of the Utica Institute and surrounding.

Recently, their BackPorch Thursdays series featured our work at Sipp Culture in connection with museum Director Jean Greene. Co-Directors Carlton and Brandi Turner led the discussion with their own homegrown history in Utica and parting with a Q&A session centered mostly around sustainable agriculture practices, art, and storytelling. You can connect with The Utica Institute Museum by the following:

Mississippi Free Press Live

Recently, Sipp Culture Founder/Co-Director Carlton Turner was featured in Mississippi Free Press Live series. 

The #MFPLive series supports and prioritizes Mississippians all across our state with combined solutions for inequalities. Watch here! 

The Mississippi Free Press, was founded by Mississippi natives Donna Ladd and Kimberly Griffin.

Mississippi Arts Commission (MAC)

Sipp Culture’s Co-Director Brandi Turner shared her thoughts around rural communities holding their futures through food and story. In her intro, she discusses Equitable Food Futures: Eat, Meet and Greet at the State Arts Conference: The BIPOC Artists Movement hosted by the Mississippi Arts Commission (MAC). 

“In order to impact the change and shift BIPOC artists desire, it is important for BIPOC artists’ voices to be centered in the places, spaces, conversations and decisions that directly impact their communities. It is equally important for these voices to be amplified and supported, while gaining access to resources that would advance the BIPOC agenda.” Brandi Turner

Watch the full discussion here!

Sipp Culture would like to also recognize that in conjunction with the COVID pandemic, we are saddened by the tragic losses due to the recent mass violence across the world. The calling for racial equity and social justice is now! As we move forward with each other  we must continue to cultivate a world that is safe for all people.
Through these troubling moments, please use this as an optional moment of silence. This is not a requirement and is based on personal choice and belief systems.
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