Campers Speak Out!

What a full, creative, collaborative day our campers had today! The expertise of guest musicians/artists Jessica Kion and Ben Levin of Bent Knee turned our Zoom platform into a virtual recording studio. With Ben and Jessica’s instruction, three groups of campers created videos that speak to issues that matter deeply to them.

Ben and Jessica met with each group for three 30-minute sessions during the day for brainstorming and technical guidance, and in between, the groups worked independently on the content of their videos. Alex, Farzana, and Roan turned their original artwork into a comic about LGBTQ+ activist Marsha P. Johnson. Mani, Chara, and Alicia created and narrated a power point presentation teaching about homelessness. And Serenity, Kaden, and Vittoria used their musical skills to compose and record a message about racial injustice.

We’re overwhelmed by Jessica and Ben’s generosity in spending the whole day with us, plus the additional hours they’ll put into editing the videos. They’ll be back with us on Friday for any final tweaks, and will join us for our end-of-camp screening Friday night. We can’t wait to show off our campers’ insight and creativity!

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Join us for Peacebuilders Evening Camp in Atlanta! We’re taking the excitement of Peacebuilders summer camp and bringing it closer to home for those in and around the metro Atlanta area. You’ll learn the basics of human rights and discover how you can work to make change in the Atlanta community. Get ready to make new friends, share your ideas, and meet inspiring people who are creating hope and standing up for justice! Let’s get started building peace in our world!