Judith BacaJudith Baca is a visual artist and muralist known for her large-scale public art works. She founded and serves as artistic director of the Social and Public Art Resource Center (SPARC), an arts center that produces and preserves educational programs about community. Continue...

Subhankar BanerjeeSubhankar Banerjee is an Indian-born artist, educator, and activist who uses photography to raise awareness about issues that threaten the health and well-being of our planet. Continue...

Ellen ReikoEllen Reiko Bepp is a visual artist, community activist, and taiko performer. Translating the legacy of American internment camps and Hiroshima/Nagasaki bombings into peace and community-building, Bepp's art often speaks to her experience as a Japanese American.Continue...

John MalpedeHenriette Brouwers and John Malpede are associate director and director, respectively of the Los Angeles Poverty Department (LAPD); the first performance group in the nation comprised primarily of homeless and formerly homeless people. Since 1985, LAPD has offered free and open performance workshops to the Skid Row community.Continue...

Henriette BrouwersHenriette Brouwers and John Malpede are associate director and director, respectively of the Los Angeles Poverty Department (LAPD); the first performance group in the nation comprised primarily of homeless and formerly homeless people. Since 1985, LAPD has offered free and open performance workshops to the Skid Row community.Continue...

Lauren CampLauren Camp's use of fabric to create art about human rights and cultural identity, jazz, women's issues, and internal and external mapping, has been exhibited widely in the U.S. and abroad, and has garnered top awards at several shows.Continue...

Gaye ChanGaye Chan is a visual and media artist recognized equally for her individual and collaborative work. Her work is often inspired by and made from her eclectic collection of found objects and images. Chan is a professor and the Chair of the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Hawaiʻi.Continue...

Alison CornynAlison Cornyn is an artist and founding partner of Picture Projects, a New York City-based company that creates documentaries using new media technologies whose current project, 360degrees.org, is a critical assessment of the population explosion within the United States prison system. Continue...

Samina MishraSamina Mishra is a documentary filmmaker and writer based in New Delhi, with a special interest in media for children. Her work includes Two Lives, The House on Gulmohar Avenue, Stories of Girlhood, Hina in the Old City, and Home and Away.Continue...