Program
Program
Arts & Humanities
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Uniting art and community to transform conflicts through original theatrical works, collective creativity, and leadership development for underserved populations. 

Intersection’s Arts & Humanities program employs a unique approach to social justice initiatives. Using a combination of education and artistic expression to frame social issues and establish common ground, we engage and empower those whom we are honored and committed to serve, helping people discover their personal role in creating justice in the world. More

Community Policing
Community Policing
Arts & Humanities Initiative: Dance Collective
Arts & Humanities Initiative: Dance Collective
Community Outreach
Community Outreach
Multimedia

Farid Johnson interviews Heritage OP abour the origins of the group and music style which draws from calypso, reggae, African, and Brazilian music.

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Mon, 27 Feb 2017
blogWhen I Took On a Role Originated for a White Man

Last year, I began playing the role of Sam Simon in the one-man (and two musician) play The Actual Dance, the story of a married couple’s navigation of the wife's breast cancer diagnosis, told through the husband’s perspective. The anxiety and anticipation of potentially losing her is compared to waiting in a ballroom to... more...

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Fri, 20 Jan 2017
blogAm I Willing to Die For Justice?

I’ve probably heard it a thousand times now, Martin Luther King’s “Mountaintop” speech. He gave the speech in Memphis, TN the night before his assassination. It’s haunting.  Especially the end where he specifically talks about having “been to the mountaintop.”  And then it’s... more...

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Thu, 22 Dec 2016
blogThe Good in Messy Theatre

“It felt very one-sided,” one audience member said. “It’s one side of the story. Good theatre should at least create a sense of doubt about the message.” “So basically, he’s saying ‘All Lives Matter,’” a friend later said to me, summing up that audience member’s gripe. I... more...

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Thu, 20 Oct 2016
blogVoting: A Petition To Save

Dismantling the “white imagination” of what it means to be an American citizen, Claudia Rankine bridges visual aesthetic and contextual prose to expose areas of trauma. Rankine underlines the individualism assumed when internalizing societal commentary: “Slipping down burying the you buried within. You are everywhere... more...