Art + RESTorative Justice: Healing Ourselves to Heal our Communities

Art + Restorative Justice: Healing Ourselves to Heal Our Communities is produced  for dedicated for teens and young adults 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

Teaching Artists: Jasmine Barber

Art & Restorative Justice is open to anyone who is considered a high school student. This includes teens who are in  high school-equivalent home school environments (Ages 14 – 21)  and in good academic standing. Teens enrolled will adhere to the Hyde Park Art Center Safe Space Rules and Regulations.

For questions please contact Alex Herrera, Coordinator of Teen Programs, at

Lead Sponsors:

The Reva and David Logan Foundation