Introducing Create Justice

This week, New York-based Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute (WMI) and the Los Angeles-based Arts for Incarcerated Youth Network (AIYN) launch Create Justice: A National Discussion on Arts and Justice—the first national initiative focused exclusively on the intersection of arts and juvenile justice. A series of three Create Justice forums will bring together thought leaders, artists, representatives from non-profit and government agencies, and policymakers from across the US with the aim of developing collective impact strategies to help our most at-risk children reach their full potential through opportunities in the arts. The series of forums begins on March 23 and 24 at Carnegie Hall, continues on September 25 and 26 in Los Angeles, and concludes in March 2018 with a culminating event at Carnegie Hall.

Over the past eight years, WMI has become more deeply involved in creating programs for young people in juvenile justice settings, exploring ways that music and art can play a role in their lives. Continue reading “Introducing Create Justice”