The Purpose of Power
A hashtag is not a movement. Organizing for change comes from the grassroots.
Protests, Police & Public Safety
What should be done to make public safety work better for everyone?
America's Gun Violence Problem
Our violent history and obsession with firearms and the root of our national epidemic.
Hard Truths: Racism & Allyship
Advancing racial equity and combating racism requires us to look at our own complicity.
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About the Festival
The Crosscut Ideas Festival is a celebration of big ideas and a gathering for bold thinkers. Newsmakers, changemakers and innovators come together to take a fresh look at the biggest issues of our time. Over one week, the Crosscut Ideas Festival hosts fireside conversations and panels, meetups, art installations, workshops, and interactive experiences.