Field Day 2017: Just Another Community Thing
Join us for this Field Day 2017 Harlem event:
JUST ANOTHER COMMUNITY THING
Saturday, September 30, 4-6 PM
Marcus Garvey Park, (at W. 120th St. and Mt. Morris Park W)
“Just Another Community Thing!” is a festival centering on the theme of sanctuary in our bodies, communities and neighborhoods. In addition to a neighborhood walk led by Picture The Homeless,Team Harlem will hold a people of color-centered sanctuary space, with opening and closing ceremonies for healing, joy, celebration and liberation. Activities will include live-art and community-art making, based on the theme of sanctuary, with an unveiling at 5PM.
In partnership with Heath Gallery and Picture The Homeless (PTH).
About the partner
The Heath Gallery, located in a landmark townhouse in Central Harlem’s historic Mount Morris Park district, is one of a row of eight Queen Anne style houses designed by Alfred Zucker & Co. in 1886. The gallery was founded by husband and wife artists, Thomas Edwin and Saundra Alexis Heath. The Heath’s opened the gallery in 2002 to provide a showcase for artists with priority given to Harlem based artists.
Visit the Heath Gallery website here.
Picture the Homeless was founded on the principle that homeless people have civil and human rights regardless of our race, creed, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, or economic, disability, or migration status. Picture the Homeless was founded and is led by homeless people. We refuse to accept being neglected and we demand that our voices and experience are heard at all levels of decision-making that impact us.
Learn more about Picture The Homeless here.