Monthly Archives: July 2011

Community Day this Saturday

FAMILY INTERRUPTED COMMUNITY DAY SATURDAY, JULY 30, 2011 11:00-3:00 P.M. VILLAGE OF ARTS AND HUMANITIES 2544 GERMANTOWN AVE Please join us for a day of activities, dialogue, and information to explore Mural Arts’ latest multidisciplinary project, Family Interrupted! This project sparks a dialogue around the impact of incarceration on families and the community at large through the mural-making process. At the Community Day, you will be invited to share your ideas, learn more, and contribute to the project. Referrals and information about resources for those struggling with this issue will also be available. Sponsored by: American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, City of Philadelphia Department of Human Services, United States Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Thomas Skelton Harrison Foundation, Ford Foundation RSVP: Kristin Hankins, 215-685-0756, To learn more: Robyn Buseman, Restorative Justice Program Director, 215-685-0756, City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program Lincoln Financial Mural Arts Center at the Thomas Eakins House | 1727-29 Mt. Vernon Street | Philadelphia, PA 19130 Email us | 215.685.0750

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Written Testimonials coming soon

The mailboxes are currently in several locations. Including the Free Library’s Main branch, as well as City Hall in front of the Arts and Culture department. We will be collecting the writing that people submit to update the “Stories” Category of this site. Check back for updates or subscribe to our RSS Feed here.

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City Hall Kickoff Event Photos

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Daily News Article on Family Interrupted

Families of Imprisoned Hit the Wall Our recent kickoff event in City Hall was covered by Daily News reporter Christina Gallagher. Click the Above link for the article.

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