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Write Holiday Letters to Incarcerated Artists
December 3, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
On Saturday, December 3rd from 1 pm to 3 pm, Justice Arts Coalition (JAC) will be hosting a holiday letter writing event at our new office space in Takoma Park (7112 Willow Ave)! We’ll send greetings to incarcerated artists around the country. During the holidays, there is often increased pressure for connection and happiness. And for those on the inside, this time can feel particularly isolating. While it may be small, a simple letter can help alleviate some of that loneliness. All materials, directions for the letters, and music will be provided. Spend time with friends old and new, and engage with some of the incredible art being made inside, around, and about the carceral system. Please consider coming for as much or as little time as you can spare…and bring a friend! RSVP here: https://forms.gle/GPeCUrKjic4wfrxz6. Reach out to [email protected] with any questions.
About Justice Arts Coalition:
Justice Arts Coalition (JAC) is a 501c3 non-profit organization which unites teaching artists, arts advocates, artists who are or have been incarcerated and their allies, harnessing the transformative power of the arts to reimagine justice. Through the sharing of resources, stories, and learning opportunities, JAC is building a nationwide collective of people who are committed to increasing opportunities for creative expression in carceral settings, amplifying the voices of those most impacted by mass incarceration, and shaping public dialogue around the intersection of the arts and justice.