Preserving Their Stories: A New NEH-Funded Project to Archive Mass Incarceration

JAC is honored to be partnering with Ithaka S+R on this much needed project to increase access to stories of people impacted by mass incarceration. We’re thrilled to announce that the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), through its Research and Development Program, has granted funding to a new Ithaka S+R project to explore how the …

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Teaching Artist Spotlight: Kirk Charlton

By Liv, JAC Intern Recently, JAC had the privilege to speak with Kirk Charlton, a visual artist, formerly incarcerated teaching artist, and founder of the program Art Inside Out. Continue reading to learn about Kirk’s relationship to art, the mission of Art Inside Out, and the values which shape the program. When Kirk Charlton was …

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Teaching Artist Spotlight: Rachel Wallis

Recently, JAC had the chance to speak with organizer, crafter, curator and community taught textile artist, Rachel Wallis. In her own words, Rachel writes: “I believe that traditional textile techniques, particularly quilting, can provide a fertile platform for creating dialog and understanding around complex ideas and issues.” From the Abolitionist Movement, to the Civil Rights …

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