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Know your Rights Workshop: Juvenile Justice

July 31 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Please join ART WORKS Projects (AWP) and First Defense Legal Aid (FDLA) at West Englewood Branch Library for a Know your Rights Workshop focused on juvenile justice. The FDLA Street Corp team will provide strategies for parents whose children are arrested or detained by police…

Justice Literacy Workshop with Free Write / Closing of “Vinny and David”

August 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join ART WORKS Projects for the closing of Vinny and David: Life and Incarceration of a Family and a Justice Literacy Workshop led by Free Write Arts & Literacy. This 1.5-hour discussion will explore root causes of juvenile incarceration, including the School-To-Prison Pipeline and unconstitutional policing…

Opening of Still My Mother, Still My Father at Art on 51st

August 27 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Please join ART WORKS Projects and Communities and Relatives of Illinois Incarcerated Children (CRIIC) for the second Chicago opening of Still My Mother, Still My Father by photographer Isadora Kosofsky, winner of the 2017 Emerging Lens Mentorship Program. Still My Mother was originally presented alongside…

Sanctuary/Sustenance film screening in Leicester

September 2 - September 3

Please join ART WORKS Projects at the Journeys Festival International (JFI) for an installation of AWP's film Sanctuary/Sustenance. The film traces the journey of a family during the catastrophic events of displacement, on a path to sanctuary, and through the long process of rebuilding life in a new…

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