Coronavirus in Prison

This post will be updated with additional quotes and testimonials, as JAC receives further information from the incarcerated individuals within our network. If you have any details that might be relevant to this ongoing work, please contact info@thejusticeartscoalition.org. "Thankfully, we do not have a positive case here. Several staff have been exposed but the prison has …

Continue reading Coronavirus in Prison

A Message from Translation is Dialogue

Our JAC community is continually expanding, reaching out to artists, activists, and volunteers from all corners of the globe. In the spirit of creation during this period of isolation, as the entire world reacts to this unprecedented moment in time, we feel lucky to share the following message from our friends, Arlene Tucker and Carole Alden, from …

Continue reading A Message from Translation is Dialogue

An Excavation of Seeing

About the guest blogger: Treacy Ziegler is a regular contributor to the PAC blog, and has been an exhibiting artist for the past 23 years. She studied painting and printmaking for four years at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts.  Before studying art,  Ziegler received a Master in Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania. In 2009, …

Continue reading An Excavation of Seeing

I Wanted To Remind Us We Were People

by Elana Pritchard About the guest blogger: Elana Pritchard is a cartoonist in Los Angeles.  Before she landed in jail she worked as an animator on Ralph Bakshi's film, Last Days of Coney Island.  She is currently doing a Kickstarter to finish her animated cartoon, The Circus: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/341471863/the-circus It's been about a week since the …

Continue reading I Wanted To Remind Us We Were People

An Intricate Part of the Whole

This article on Black History Month by Judith Tannenbaum was originally posted on AOLNews.com on 2/4/11 Say how ya doing Outside world? Do you remember me? I'm that intricate part Missing from the whole The one y'all decided to forget ... Coties Perry wrote these words 25 years ago at San Quentin. For more than …

Continue reading An Intricate Part of the Whole