YOUTH PROGRAM FACILITATION

Urban Gateways. Served as a teaching artist in elementary, middle and high schools in the Chicago area. Urban Gateways places artists in extended residencies to integrate arts programming into classroom curriculum. Urban Gateways artists partner with classroom teachers to promote the full creative potential of all young people. 

 

Make/ Art/ Space. Curated and facilitated high school and college age youth artists in a two-week summer program that used public art installation to generate dialogue about Illinois' Parental Notification for Abortion Law.  Referenced in the American Alliance of Museums Trends Watch for 2015 on page 54. PRESS: Chicago BureauWindy City Times

 
 

Ag47 and Dramagirls. Served as Community Engagement Coordinator, Teaching Artist and Mentor for a women and girls' arts collective. Dramagirls and Ag47 used powerful actions like stilt-walking and spectacle-making to create powerful girls.