Art + RESTorative Justice: Writing Works

Art + Restorative Justice: Writing Works is produced  for dedicated South Side High school and college students who enjoy creative writing. This course sets an environment for youth/teen healing. Focusing on socio-political movements, guided meditation, formal writing development and healing by way of the arts. This Teen Program integrates text in all its forms through studies of art history and social justice, it also explores documented protest and resistance through a lens of contemporary text media. In this program students will develop written and performative voice while producing public events with some of Chicago’s leading poets and performers.

Art + Restorative Justice

Wednesdays 4:30-6:30pm
October 3 - December 12, 2017

Teaching Artists: Rhonda Wheatley, Jasmine Barber, and Stephen Flemister

Writing Works  members must be currently enrolled in a south side high school or freshmen in college (Ages 14 – 21), in good standing with the school, and able to adhere to the Hyde Park Art Center Safe Space Rules and Regulations.

For questions please contact Mike Nourse, Director of Education, at

Lead Sponsors:

The Reva and David Logan Foundation