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Increase the Peace Event is Coming up soon

June 10, 2010

10 reasons why YOU should be there:

1. It is free

2. Common Market

3. Poetry, Hip Hop, Indie, breakdancing(vicious puppies), photography, sculpture, paintings, drawings, etc

4. To support local artists (Kung Foo Grip, Razpy, Militant Child, Brothers From Another, Youngstown Records & MORE)

5. Cuz all your friends should WILL be there

6. What else are you going to do on a Sunday night?

7. Because it’s not like your average show: art for everyone, free giveaways, youth led, and super DOPE.

8. Because its a party!!

9. Hang out with the really awesome Art4Justice crew!

10. And most importantly… to increase the peace in your community.

Oh wait, did I say it was FREE? It’s the recession. You can’t afford not to go.

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The New ART4JUSTICE Promotional Video!

June 7, 2010

Check it!

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Increase the Peace!

June 5, 2010

Art4Justice Presents: Increase the Peace!

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How Do You Approach Someone Who Made A Racist Comment?

May 31, 2010

Here’s a video that presents the idea of approaching someone who made a racist comment in a really simple and manageable way:

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Call to Artists!

May 23, 2010

Showcase your art at Art4Justice’s “Increase the Peace” event on June 20th.

Apply NOW!

Perks include: earn some $, get a free Art4Justice T-shirt, showcase your art/performance in a supportive and positive space surrounded by other young artists/activists.

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FILTHY Art4Justice

May 23, 2010

The FILTHY Art4Justice Blog is Here!

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Youth Art 4 Climate Action – May 15

May 23, 2010

About 200 people from across the city attended the first Art4Justice event that took place on Saturday.  Art4Justice is a youth-led project that provides a positive space for youth artists to utilize their artistic expression as a catalyst for social change.  The Youth Art 4 Climate Action event featured performances by local musicians/poets, an open youth art gallery, interactive art stations, and a number of tabling non-profit organizations.

The evening featured creative performances by the crew at Youngstown Records, Human Beings (Pepe and Brody), and Air 2 A Bird (Gabriel Teodros, Amos Miller, Estrella De Leon, Lara Davis).  Local tabling organizations included: Puget Sound Off, Washington BUS, Climate Solutions, We Are Democracy, YMCA Earth Service Corps, Nature Consortium, and Seattle Music Partners.

The purpose of the event was to connect youth artistic expression with social activism and build community by inspiring and being inspired by each other.  This was the Art4Justice Committee’s first event ever and we are psyched about the great turnout that we had and the positive feedback that we received.  Our second event, Increase the Peace, will kick off in less than 1 month on June 20th!  Look for more updates coming soon-

-Dan Mahle

The Art4Justice Team

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