Artistic Social Justice Media

My Passions

I am an advocate for justice and equality.

 2013-2014  See my gallery for art related activism.

2012, Speaker at Justice Now for Trayvon Martin Hoodie Rally

August 2010-Wrote and presented speech on racism, at Martin Luther Kings 48 year anniversary of his “I have a Dream” speech, Walk in Liberty Park 2010. Featured in the Salt Lake Tribune  from August 24 –August 31, 2010.  http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home/50189702-76/black-speech-race-racism.html.csp

2009 Committee Member-Silent auction for the Salt Lake City Boys and Girls Club. Part of a brainstorming team that planned a charity auction event with donated items and money, which brought in a surplus of thousands in pledges and donations. These donations were given specifically to the Utah Boys and Girls Clubs to further scholarships, operating expenses and mentor related programs with at risk youth.

2008 Hosted Ted Kennedy candlelight memorial and health care reform rally at the Utah State Capital and Utah State Court  gathered thousands of signatures for petitions for health care reform, federally funded local and global poverty prevention programs, environmental protection, and women and minority human rights.

Volunteer:

Civically Engaged Scholar at Salt Lake Community College

Utah Museum of Fine Art in Salt Lake City, docent

Salt Lake Juvenile Justice for Girls, Art Journaling Workshops

Activism, Awards, Interviews & Publications:

2014 Presidents Art Show 2 pieces selected

2013 Student Art Show Award of Excellence Multi-Media

2013 Article from Southern Poverty Law Center, By Don Terry

My Interview With SLUG Magazine

My Podcast Interview With Rod Arquette at 60:50

Salt Lake Tribune Articles

http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57151556-78/franklin-execution-missouri-death.html.csp

http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57146976-78/franklin-death-lake-missouri.html.csp

http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/mobile3/56549960-219/jackson-mitchell-art-black.html.csp

http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57102336-78/franklin-shot-race-fields.html.csp

http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/52450375-78/says-terry-mcentee-forgave.l.csp

http://archive.sltrib.com/article.php?id=10875166&itype=storyID

Daily Mail Online http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2358140/White-survivor-Joseph-Paul-Franklin-tells-guilt-murdered-attack-took-lives-black-friends.html

Hoodie March Justice for Trayvon Martin http://bringbalancetomylife.wordpress.com/2012/03/31/justice-for-trayvon-martin-speech/


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