March 14, 2019
Above and Beyond Borders Webinar

Webinar Recording

Resource Newsletter

Arts & Democracy joined with No Longer Empty and Naturally Occurring Cultural Districts for Above and Beyond Borders. The webinar featured presentations on an art program co-created with prisoners at Cook County Jail and neighbors living in its’ vicinity, a collective using the arts to re-envision the US/MX border, and a faith-based organization engaging cultural organizing to build solidarity and support for an immigrant population under threat of deportation in New York City.

Webinar presenters included:

Maria Gaspar, 96 Acres Project and Radioactive: Stories from Beyond the Wall
M Jenea Sanchez, Border Arts Corridor
Judith Paez, New Sanctuary Coalition

The webinar was moderated by Raquel de Anda, No Longer Empty

photo: Maria Gaspar, Radioactive: Stories from Beyond the Wall, site intervention at Cook County Department of Corrections, 2018. photo credit: Sarah J. Rhee