“The Classroom” to present LEAD With Comics 45-minute workshop

Great news! “The Classroom” program of PCC will be presenting a 45-minute workshop titled “If You Give an Inmate a Comic Book” on Thursday, August 13th (10:25-11:10 AM) during RedLine Denver’s 48 Hours of Socially Engaged Art & Conversation Summit!

Come to this FREE event to learn how PCC is supporting inmates’ emotional and academic growth through our innovative program LEAD With Comics. PCC will join more than a dozen arts non-profits and various artists, art educators, and community leaders in a conversation on creating arts opportunities for under-resourced populations and how art can affect change in our local communities.

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ABOUT LEAD WITH COMICS:

LEAD stands for Literacy Education in Adult Detention and earlier this year was the top winner of a $26,000 grant among six finalists in the Art Tank competition, funded by the Arts Affinity Group, the Denver Foundation, the Bonfils Stanton Foundation and Colorado Creative Industries. LEAD WITH COMICS is a program of Pop Culture Classroom.

ABOUT THE SUMMIT:

RedLine is hosting a summit- 48 Hours of Socially Engaged Art & Conversation on August 12 & 13. This is a free event where 15-20 arts non-profits and individual will lead workshops, give ten minute talks, and hold panel discussions. There will also be an accompanying “exhibition” of socially engaged artist projects which participants will be able to see in action. We are inviting artists, art educators, community leaders and art non-profits to join in the conversation about creating arts opportunities for under-resourced populations and how art can affect change in our local communities.

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