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    Marvin Bing

    Creative Director, Amnesty International USA

    Marvin Bing is a creative activist and cultural producer specializing in formulating strategic partnerships. As the Creative Director of Art for Amnesty, a division of Amnesty International USA, Bing collaborates with visual artists, musicians, photographers, filmmakers and cultural institutions on groundbreaking campaigns to support Amnesty’s global human rights efforts.

    Born and raised in North Philadelphia, Bing’s childhood proved to be an arduous one. In light of his mother fatally losing her battle with drug addiction and father being incarcerated, Bing entered the child welfare system at the age of 4. Shuffled through foster care, group homes and the juvenile justice system, Bing’s firsthand experiences would later drive his passion for social justice.

    At age 25, determined to beat the odds, Bing moved to New York. A fortuitous encounter with legendary civil rights organizer and political advisor Bill Lynch soon followed, resulting in Lynch mentoring Bing. Within a year, he quickly made a name for himself in the political arena successfully campaigning for New York City District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. Recognizing an undeniable fire in Bing, Lynch encouraged NAACP former president Ben Jealous and Hazel Dukes to enlist the young activist. Bing went on to serve a successful tenure as the Northeast Regional Director for NAACP, at the helm of countless mobilizing campaigns including One Nation Working Together and the contentious battle to quash New York City’s Stop & Frisk practice.

    Past Events

    Friday, Oct 21 2016

    10 AM

    Have you ever had it UP TO HERE?You’re frustrated after a line has been crossed. You’re so far down one path that you struggle to change... read more
    7 hours | Edison | Cadillac Palace Theatre

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