Category Archives: 2017

Elizabeth is multi-dimensional visual artist working with paint, photography, poetry, and sculpture. She uses arts as a tool for activism.

Candace is Head of Community at a podcasting startup by day and a poet by night and subway ride.

Stephanie is a queer Afro-Indigena Latina feminista poet, archivist, and reproductive justice activist+scholar.

Kearra is a Trinidadian photographer/visual artist based in Brooklyn, New York.

Emilio works collaboratively to develop tools and facilitate experiences that explore forms of sharing and exchanging knowledge.

Black August Cocoon will celebrate Black August—an annual celebration of the African revolutionary struggle in the Americas—via month-long trainings and rituals.

Nayo is a multidisciplinary artist currently completing her masters degree in Africana Studies at New York University.

In the midst of an era fueled by generalizations and incendiary rhetoric, how do we share immigrant stories in a way that is reflective and representative of their complexity and humanity? We the News aims to amplify these unique stories…

Inspired by community run schools founded throughout Black American history, The Black School: Harlem is an experimental art school that combines art making workshops with presentations and group discussions on radical Black political theory.

Since 2014, ID Shop has operated as a facilitator, working with art and public institutions to support homeless and immigrant youth in the process of applying for government-issued identification (ID) cards.

The African proverb “ubuntu (uu-boon-tuu, Nguni-Bantu),” meaning humanity towards others, serves as the cornerstone for Tijay Mohammed’s residency project…

Guess who we’re honoring at our biggest celebration of the year?

Get to know Curtis D. Young, SOAPBOX Co-Chair in 2015 and longtime LP supporter who officially joined The Laundromat Project’s Board of Directors in January 2017:   As a supporter of the arts, what do you feel is your connection to the arts? I’ve been a lover of the arts and culture from the moment I picked […]

Get to know Tresell Davis, our Board Treasurer. Tresell joined The Laundromat Project’s Board of Directors in September 2016:   You’ve been a longtime supporter of the arts. What do you feel is your connection to the arts, and what attracted you to The LP and excited you most about joining the board? I truly […]