How partners across Washington state are using art for advocacy around homelessness.
By Catherine Hinrichsen, Project Director, Seattle University Project on Family Homelessness
Partnering with Seattle Art Museum for the screening of “Inocente” allowed us to reach a new audience of art lovers. Here, they give Inocente a standing ovation at the conclusion of the film. Photo by Steve Schimmelman.
Republished from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “Impatient Optimists” blog, April 7, 2016.
A young woman of color takes the stage. With a quick prop change and shift of her posture, she becomes several different characters: a young military veteran, a successful business executive, a street paper vendor, all of whom have been hit with homelessness. Continue reading