2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Music & Activism: Amplifying Your Voice for Social Good

Wednesday, March 16
3:30PM - 4:30PM

Austin Convention Center
Room 13AB
531 E 4th St

Hear from key voices in the music industry who have founded or partnered with non-profits to inspire change and are paving the way for musicians to positively impact music education, music therapy, volunteerism and advocacy for human rights.

Hashtags: #sxsw


Chadwick Stokes at SXSW

Chadwick Stokes

Co-Founder & Board Member of Calling All Crows, Artist

State Radio/Dispatch

Chad (Chadwick) Stokes Urmston is an American musician. He is the frontman for the Boston, Massachusetts-area bands Dispatch and State Radio, as well as a human rights activist.

Jeb Gutelius at SXSW

Jeb Gutelius

Exec Dir

The Ally Coalition

Jeb Gutelius has 15 years in philanthropic strategy and advising businesses and nonprofit organizations. He currently works as the Ally Coalitions Executive Director, working with two-time Grammy ...

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Laura Ferreiro at SXSW

Laura Ferreiro

Editor in Chief

Music for Good

Laura Ferreiro founded Music for Good and M4G Media, which connect brands and musicians with reputable non-profits, and promote musicians and the good causes they care about most. She previously se...

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Marika Anthony-Shaw at SXSW

Marika Anthony-Shaw

Founder & Pres

Plus 1

Artists have always been at the forefront of social change, and for violinist and violist Marika Anthony-Shaw, the opportunity to drive engagement has always remained at the core of her musical end...

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Marta Riggins at SXSW

Marta Riggins

Dir Employee Experience & Mkt


Marta Riggins has 10+ years of experience in Marketing, Human Resources and Social Responsibility in the Entertainment and Tech industries.

She is currently the Director of Employee Experience &...

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