July 11, 4:30-7 pm: Putting Tools in Our Tool Kit. Create, silkscreen, and stuff emergency care pouches for local youths.
Aug. 8, 4:30-7 pm: Speaking with Signs. Blending the history of political slogans and poetic use of language (also stencils, markers, and poster paint), make a dynamic sign that adds to the conversations on safety, housing insecurity, and economic opportunity.
Sept. 12, 4:30-7 pm: Making Our Way Home. Craft unique origami cranes on paper you design. Take them home or donate them to a journey2home installation! Featuring: the premier of the journey2home documentary by filmmaker Jon Kaufman.
Oct. 10, 4-6:30 pm: Turning Anger into Gold. The journey2home murals are dedicated! Join in the culmination of this project and help install cranes and signs from previous events into an artwork signifying the financial, emotional, and structural barriers that more than 2,500 young people in Philadelphia face today.
Featuring artwork and music created by Ernel Martinez, Michael O’Bryan, Shira Walinsky and Jared Wood.
All events will take place outside, at the corner of 42nd Street and Lancaster Avenue. Rain location: 4119 Lancaster Avenue.