Inspiring Hope & Transforming Society
Through film, CIA spotlights ground-breakers engaged in solutions to provide prosperity for the many, not just the few. Each story includes a conversational guides for enlightening exchanges with family, friends, colleagues and fellow community members.
Cultural Innovations in Action believes that most of us are influenced by the better angels of our nature and we have video stories that prove it.
Enjoy a ground-breaker video with others while indulging in food for thought and conversation with family, friends and colleagues.
Post Covid 19: Toward a New & Just Economy
Jan Roberts, Founder of Cultural Innovations in Action, recently returned from her six-week road trip to film a documentary on the solutions addressing the inequities and injustices affecting African Americans and Indigenous Peoples. Groundbreakers include lead organizer for the first city owned bank in Los Angeles; team who spearheaded first city’s cash reparations to address past discrimination of Black home ownership in Evanston, IL; Worker owners leading the way with a model that has captured the purchasing power of local institutions in Cleveland; an organizer for the city wide network of worker owners that sprung from the Black Liberation Movement in Jackson MS; remedy for mass incarceration in St. Louis, MO; organizers for tribal wealth building on Pine Ridge and Rosebud Sioux reservations in SD like Lakota language immersion school, buffalo restoration project, sustainable village, and Native American financial capacity building organization in Okalhoma City. She is moving forward on the production of the documentary with hopes for its release in 2022. Meanwhile, Jan Zoom interviewed groundbreakers during Covid that also offer solutions addressing racial wealth inequity.