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How Art Works: the Impact of Art on Chicago Movements

April 21, 2011 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Feature Photo By Neighborhood Writing Alliance

Neighborhood Writing Alliance (NWA) will present a panel representing a variety of artistic mediums and social movements across the city. Presenters will discuss how they have used art to further specific causes, such as environmental justice, youth development, and inter-generational collaboration. A discussion with the audience will follow the presentation. Presenters include Credell Walls, the Illinois State Coordinator of Roots and Shoots, a subsidiary of the Jane Goodall Institute; Mindy Faber, media educator and founder of Open Youth Networks; Tasleem el-Hakim, activist, spoken word artist, and hip-hop vocalist; and Joyce Fernandes, Executive Director of archi-treasures. The panel will be moderated by Mariame Kaba, founding director of Project NIA.


April 21, 2011
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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800 S. Halsted Ave.
Chicago ,

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