the series.

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It all started when...

Debuted in March 2017, the series. was a monthly gathering of thematic performances and workshops designed to give voice to the lived experiences of people impacted by the criminal justice system. The performances used spoken word as the main medium, but also include a variety of other art forms such as vocals, interpretive dance, live painting and multi-media visual arts. Simultaneously, artists took turns co-facilitating monthly workshops with smaller audiences. Those interactive sessions provided a safe space for participants to process the topics being unpacked and learn how to use spoken word as a tool of personal expression and empowerment. 

the series. hosted its last session in December 2018 at Bailey's Cafe, 324 Malcolm X Blvd, Brooklyn, NY 11233.