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#NoCopAcademy: Schools for Kids, Not Cops
#NoCopAcademy is a grassroots campaign launched by a coalition of organizations mobilizing against Rahm Emanuel’s plans to spend $95 million for a massive training center for Chicago police in West Garfield Park. This piece highlights the ways young people are at the forefront of one of the most pressing issues in Chicago.
MOST RECENT EPISODES Ep. 17 - Happy Mother's Day ft. Jamie Nesbitt
Ep. 16 - Environmental Justice & Faith-based Organizing against White Supremacy ft. Rev. Brian Sauder
Ep. 15 - Chi DNA: #RealTalk with a Veteran Raptivist ft. Tweak'G
We were delighted to co-lead a creative workshop at the True/False Film Festival in March with the wonderfulPearl Quick. This was a four-day journey working with the high school students of Camp True/False on telling their authentic narratives through relationship-building and poetry, culminating in a two or three-voice poem at the end of the weekend. See more here.
SoapBox Productions and Organizing is a cinema production and social activism entity. We join the passions of filmmaking and organizing for structural social change through creative producing, research and activist initiatives, cultural curation, and new media content.