JAC Programs

The pARTner Project: a correspondence program connecting artists inside and outside of prison.

JUSTstories: supports nonprofits, community organizations, and justice leaders in building capacity for impactful visual storytelling and content creation within their organizations.

Art + Agency: centering the experiences and leadership of artists with lived experience of incarceration in developing a code of ethics intended to become the standard to which organizations, institutions, and individuals that exhibit, sell, and/or publish creative work by systems-impacted individuals hold themselves accountable.

CorrespondARTS: the first multidisciplinary distance learning arts program serving incarcerated women in Maryland.

ArtLinks: virtual and in person opportunities to view new work by incarcerated artists in JAC’s network and share your feedback, reflections, and encouragement with the artists.

Workshops: online learning opportunities facilitated by JAC network teaching artists + advocates.

Coalition building events: Zoom conferences and focus group meetings to advance arts engagement within the criminal legal system and amplify the voices of incarcerated artists.

Special Events: stay tuned for announcements about upcoming events!

Past JAC Events: view our events archive.

Art for a New Future: National Convening 2021: the JAC community came together for interactive and embodied art experiences, skill-sharing, and conversation.