journey2home–Mural Arts’ socially-engaged public art project about youth housing insecurity–ended last October with the dedication of Home Safe, a major public art piece in West Philadelphia (you can read and […]
Lead artist: Jared Wood With artist assistant: Becky Miller With E3 West Youth and Place to Call Home alumni In this installation in a renovated shipping container, artist Jared Wood uses origami […]
Audio Slideshows by Mike Villers for the journey2home project. Drawn from youth interviews conducted by various team members. Photos taken by the youth speakers.
At Youth Emergency Services, Freedom Theatre, Achieving Independence Center, and Red Shield, teaching artist Michael O’Bryan partnered with Junior Music Executives and other media organizations to run trauma-informed music workshops […]
During the summer of 2014, four young adults courageously told us their life stories, sharing the human toll of housing insecurity.
ART AS A ROAD MAP is an audio mural by Elisabeth Perez-Luna of WHYY. This is one of two audio murals she created for the journey2home project, in which she draws […]
By Ernel Martinez, Taji Nahl, and Classic Reinvention
Life’s Journey documents a one day performative workshop with youth at the Attic Youth Center highlighting items found along life’s path and what they represent to the traveler.
By Carlie Hanson It was between him, my brother, or school. I thought I made the right decision and I took care of my brother. My mom had to work […]