“I will be their unconditional”

In California, there are the beginnings of a profound departure away from the entrenched punitive approach to the justice system that has prevailed for over 40 years. In 2014, Californians voters approved Prop 47, downgrading many nonviolent property and drug crimes from felonies to misdemeanors. By March 2015, already 2,700 people were released from California […]

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Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle Receives Fulbright Award!

Kenyatta Hinkle of California has been offered a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant to Nigeria in Sculpture, the United States Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board announced recently. Hinkle is one of over 1,900 U.S. citizens who will travel abroad for the 2015-2016 academic year through the Fulbright U.S. Student […]

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In Search of a Space

After the SPArt Grant was announced, which enabled WCCW to hit the ground running in the search for a space, we launched into a two month-long period that could best be represented by this: photos of “For Rent” or “For Lease” signs taken on our phones. We’d walk around the neighborhood where we live–Lincoln Heights […]

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LA Times SPArt Article

Grants help Southern California artists make work in the social sphere FEBRUARY 10, 2015, 8:26 PM Carolina A. Miranda LOS ANGELES TIMES An art-making project with former prison inmates, an interactive broadcast at a Los Angeles swap meet and a collective that will create a new space for women to learn and create. These are […]

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“Sobreruedas” Means on Wheels: Agoras + Citizenship + Migration in the Greater LA/TJ Megalopolis

  I. Agoras How is citizenship constructed and practiced today? For the past 4 years, we have been tracing the migratory flows of people and objects across the US/Mexico border as an attempt to understand how national sovereignty and national identity are being renegotiated in the era of free trade — an era during which […]

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Kentifrica & The Kentifrican Museum of Culture

The Kentifrican Museum of Culture is so honored to be included as a recipient of the first SPArt-LA award! We are making preparations for our appearance in Leimert Park! So the public can get to know a little bit more about what we do and what we have done in the past we are posting […]

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Conflict Revolution

Why conflict revolution rather than conflict resolution? Because I am more interested in building capacity for change than in a solving a problem. Solutions are important but only if they are thought of as temporary and not as fixing the problem. Situations between people change. A solution today may not be appropriate tomorrow. Conflict Revolution, […]

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