One print at a time.

Art for Social Change as defined by the Leeway Foundation is:


                                           “… art with a vision. 

It is an artistic or creative cultural practice that may operate in traditional or 

nontraditional mediums, modes, or disciplines.  Art with a vision impacts people in many ways. It can: 

• Raise consciousness  
• Alter how we think about ourselves, our society, or our culture 
• Create a vision of a more just world 
• Be a tool or strategy for organizing and movement building 
• Preserve or reclaim traditional cultural practices using one’s artistic practice as a form of resistance or empowerment 
• Create space for expression and build a sense of community  
• Challenge racism, classism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, ageism, ableism, or other oppressions 
• Question mainstream culture and beliefs 
• Shift or transform the perception of power and/or privilege and the dynamics associated with justice, equality, and/or  
• Engage and utilize a reciprocal process—where there is teaching and learning simultaneously and the consent for  
     engagement is mutual as is the benefit for yourself as an artist and the community you are engaging “

Thursday was my first session with the Teen Mom group at The Garage in Kennett Square headed by Lisa McMain.

7 Moms, 6 Babies, lots of extra helping hands from wonderful volunteers, including photographer Carolyn Viens who took these photos of our session. 

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