The Neighborhood Writing Alliance (NWA) is excited to partner with the Black History 101 Mobile Museum, an innovative traveling table top exhibit of Black memorabilia spanning the eras of slavery to Hip Hop.
NWA presents a panel representing a variety of artistic mediums and social movements across the city. Presenters discuss how they have used art to further specific causes, such as environmental justice, youth development, and inter-generational collaboration.
NWA is excited to collaborate with The BeeHive Design Collective, a non-profit political organization that uses graphical media as educational tools to communicate stories of creative resistance and to “cross-pollinate the grassroots.”
The Neighborhood Writing Alliance (NWA) announces “I Always Like Plenty of Napkins,” the Winter 2011 issue of the Journal of Ordinary Thought. This food-themed issue features prose and poetry from Albany Park, Uptown, Chicago Lawn, Bronzeville, the Near West Side, Humboldt Park, and St.
Palestinian activist Ghadir Shafei and Jerusalem-based activist Haneen Maikey will discuss the questions, goals, beliefs, and dreams of the Palestinian queer movement and what it has in common with LGBTQ movements throughout the world. Come. Listen. Learn. Act.