Preparation, Organization, Wonderment, Empowerment, Resistance —


In lieu of their traditional arts programming, the Comfort Station and the Art Leaders of Color Network (ALCN) was transformed into an ‘empowerment hub’ with a series of lectures, discussions, happenings, self-care exercises led by artists and members from the community curated by and centering people of color. 

During the month of September 2019, I along with two other organizers 


Images: Top Left: Information Wants to be Free & So Do We - Read/Write Library Pop Up; Top Right: What Hasn't Been Said, Writing Workshop with Haydée R. Souffrant (3 part series); Middle: Reading Club: Advice in the Self Care Age w/ Teni Odunsi; Bottom Left: Little Miss Ann Kids' Show; Bottom Right: Cards for Clemency hosted by Moms United Against Violence and Incarceration and Chicago Books to Women in Prison

© 2019 by A.Martinez

Chicago, IL

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