33 minutes | Feb 8, 2021

Series 2 Episode 12: J. Leigh Garcia, Art & Civic Engagement

This week the podcast continues the series, The Power of Civic and Political Engagement. On this episode, Ashley and Casey talk with J. Leigh Garcia, Assistant Professor of Print Media, and Photography for the School of Arts at Kent State University. Mx. Garcia explains how her ancestry helped to shape and focus her art on the issues confronting undocumented immigrants at the United States southern border. The discussion also looks at how art, in general, can be used to increase civic engagement and shine a light on social justice movements. Links-J. Leigh Garcia Website - https://www.jleighgarcia.com/Women Against Hate United by Love - https://wearewomenagainsthate.org/Resiliencia - https://www.jleighgarcia.com/resilienciaSoñé una Milpa - https://www.unamilpa.com/Families for Freedom - https://familiesforfreedom.org/Immigrant Defense Project - https://www.immigrantdefenseproject.org/
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