Seed Lynn centers his work in the art of listening deeply to the narratives of people. His primary mediums include photography, videography, and writing. Seed photographed stunning portraits of our member leaders.
Mensen. is a multi-disciplinary creative strategist known for her illustration, writing, design and creative collaboration with communities surviving trauma, violence and oppression. mensen. created the illustrations and design work for the campaign.
Mati Milstein is a photojournalist and documentary photographer. He is currently working on a long-term project about Jewish activism in the United States and Israel/Palestine under the auspices of Harvard University's RCPI Fellowship. Mati documented our NYC campaign launch.
Lu Aya offers training on composing and leading poignant, beautiful, accessible songs to guide social movements in becoming more effective, inspiring and sustainable. Lu is a co-founder of the Peace Poets and has shared Spoken Word poetry, rap, and Movement Music that responds to social and political crises in over 40 countries. Lu is working with members to create chants.
Simone Gadlin Is a concert performance dancer and entrepreneur based out of Philadelphia. She is a bicoastal instructor/choreographer as well as a member of Philadanco’s Second Company. She believes in using her artistic voice to create revolutionary works that speak for her experience as a Black woman and keeps this in mind when creating all works. Simone supports Communities Not Cages.
xo baloo is a rapper, singer and songwriter living in Flatbush, Brooklyn. He says: “Our people are disproportionately profiled, surveilled, incarcerated, and killed by the same ‘justice’ system that purports to protect us. Communities over cages all day.”
Kilhah St Fort is a blackgirl (no space intended) before anything else. Her work centers the liberation of Black folks, especially in her New York City community. Kilhah was an ambassador for Justice for Black Girls. Kilhah supports Communities Not Cages.