Turning Strangers into Neighbors Through Creativity
Cathie Behrend in Conversation with
The Laundromat Project Executive Director Kemi Ilesanmi

Cathie Behrend talks with Kemi Ilesanmi, Executive Director of The Laundromat Project, on the organization’s evolving mission and programming.

Steeped in the concept of and commitment to community and leadership building through art making in local gardens, street corners, shared living rooms, and public spaces, this vital and impactful organization continues to nourish neighbors and artists. Kemi will articulate her vision and discuss some of the challenges of leading a community based public arts organization given the significant complexity, vibrancy, and potential of beloved neighborhoods.