Social Justice Thru The Arts

SOCIAL JUSTICE THRU THE ARTS (SJTA 2018) was part of the 2018 summer institutes hosted by the CSU Alliance Partnership.

Funding was provided by the CSU College of Liberal Arts and the CSU Alliance Partnership.

Additional support and space use was provided by CSU Women’s Studies and Gender Research, the University Center for the Arts, the School of Music Theatre and Dance, the Gregory Allicar Museum of Art, and CSU Art Education in the Department of Art and Art History.


SJTA Facilitators:

Dr. Caridad Souza, Director of Women’s Studies and Gender Research
Lisa Morgan, CSU Dance Faculty, School of Music, Theatre & Dance
Rose Jaffe, Washington D.C. based mural artist
Silvia Minguzzi, Designer and Communications Manager, Gregory Allicar Museum
Dr. Patricia Vigil, Director of University Partnerships and Student Success & Director of the Alliance and University Partnership Relations

CSU Student Interns/Artists:

Puleng “Ratu” Marutle, Shayla Monteiro, Jovan Rivera-Lovato


Participating Alliance Schools:

Adams City High School, Commerce City, CO
Fort Lupton High School, Fort Lupton, CO
Hinkley High School, Aurora, CO
Pueblo Central High School, Pueblo, CO

16 students applied and we ended up with 10 students attending:
Magdalena Garcia, Jimmy Lee, Erin McGrew, Moo Moo, Krysna Kassandra Quinonez-Gasca, Hemily Madrigal, Viviana Retana, Franchesca-Julia Reyes, Martin-Angel Reyes, Lael Vigil.