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Creative Justice

Multiple Artists

King County

An intensive 16-week arts program offers an alternative to incarceration while lifting up youth voices and addressing oppression.

Aaron Counts, Lead Engagement Artist. Creative Justice, 2015. Africatown Center for Education & Innovation, Seattle, WA. King County Public Art Collection. Photo: Tim Aguero

Creative Justice is an arts-based alternative to incarceration for young people in King County. Initially established as a three-year pilot program with 1% for Art revenue generated by the construction of the Children and Family Justice Center , it has now become an independent, community-held nonprofit organization and an example of how public agencies and public funds can be used to inspire systemic change.
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Shontina Vernon, Mentor Artist. Creative Justice, 2015. 2312 Gallery, Seattle, WA. King County Public Art Collection. Photo: Tim Aguero
Nikkita Oliver, Mentor Artist. Creative Justice (Things I Need You to Know), 2015. Old Hidmo, Seattle, WA. King County Public Art Collection. Photo: Tim Aguero
Shontina Vernon, Mentor Artist. Creative Justice, 2015. 2312 Gallery, Seattle, WA. King County Public Art Collection. Photo: Tim Aguero
Daemond Arrindell, Mentor Artist. Creative Justice, 2015. Moshier Art Center, Burien, WA. King County Public Art Collection. Photo: Tim Aguero
Shontina Vernon, Mentor Artist. Creative Justice, 2015. 2312 Gallery, Seattle, WA. King County Public Art Collection. Photo: Tim Aguero
Shontina Vernon, Mentor Artist. Creative Justice (Descanso), 2015. 2312 Gallery, Seattle, WA. King County Public Art Collection. Photo: Tim Aguero