Transforming America’s Communities through the Arts

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Rosa M. Cabrera, LCC Director, wrote the essay “Arts, Political Activation, & Immigration,” which was recently published in the book Arts & America: Arts, Culture and the Future of America’s Communities. Her essay takes a look at the political agency and mobilization of undocumented youth in the immigration movement with some Chicago-based examples and stories. Learn about how young activists are giving greater substance to the meaning of democracy through their political actions and reshaping what it means to be American.