Through the application, development and refinement of an empathetic critical artistic practice, the Center works to bridge the gaps between fluid, mobile and culturally diverse audiences with differing expectations, needs and desires. This approach of using art in a utilitarian and a politicizing sense fosters a more expansive notion of creative problem solving. At its very core, the Center works to empower people with knowledge and help them make informed personal choices for themselves, their families and society at large.
Empowerment by helping underrepresented communities exert their political civic rights across racial, economic and political lines.
Empowerment by creating art-based community initiatives that focus on lower-income, underserved and marginalized populations’ goals and economic needs.
Empowerment by providing experiential learning education modules for out-of-work populations.