Max Dana is an artist, a designer and a writer, and she is a ‘committed citizen of the world
’ since the early 1990s, being a long-term supporter of NGOs and raising awareness on topics such as Human Rights, genocide in Rwanda and Darfur, conflict minerals and rape in Congo, freedom of speech and freedom of the press. Over the years, Max Dana created a community reunited under the Sama Fraternal Society
. After two decades of activism, and supported by a growing enthusiasm and interest for her actions, Max Dana created the MagkaSama Project
to provide resources to people who want to spread the word, raise awareness and take action.
In December 2008, Max Dana launched the "60 Signers for the 60th Anniversary” Initiative
to support the Every Human Has Rights Campaign (The Elders, CIVICUS
) on the occasion of the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Sixty people from the most important organizations in the world, volunteers and people supporting organizations, and the 30 winners of the Internews Every Human Has Rights Media Awards
, signed Max Dana’s artwork...
| Max Dana's Blog post about this Initiative
Max Dana enjoys sharing her art with kids, and she runs her own kids workshops. She brings children and the arts together since 2006. Children are naturally creative, and Max Dana encourages them to explore creativity through various art forms (painting, music, photography…). Each workshop has a topic, and the children can express themselves freely. An inspiring moment watching the kids draw, sing and discuss together...
| Kids Workshops: here
Since the student newspaper she created in the late 80s, Max Dana has been addressing a wide range of issues such as Human Rights, Darfur, Congo, Women and Children protection, but also inconvenient truths, taboo topics, unsung heroes. She still actively supports organizations and raises awareness on social and environmental challenges. Max has also committed herslef to organic and environmentally-friendly, sustainable and toxic-free fashion...
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