is working to get art out in a way that will reach a critical mass and calls students to ask questions, think about the art and the message behind it, and create an understanding of the world around them. #WeTheFuture
will be addressing a number of topics. It’s a template created for students to understand exactly how you can use images, symbols and people who have done real work to bring up issues that those students want to see addressed. It will showcase that we all, young and old, have the ability within their own lives to create things that create change.
Here is the first of the portraits that I created - this is 18-year-old indigenous climate activist and hip-hop artist, @xiuhtezcatl.
A powerful voice on the front lines of the global youth-led environmental movement, Xiuhtezcatl Martinez is the Youth Director of @EarthGuardians
and is currently a plaintiff in a youth-led lawsuit against the federal government for their failure to protect the atmosphere for future generations. - Shepard
Amplifier has teamed up with Xiuhtezcatl to help bring their FREE art and accompanying lesson plans - outlining paths to real world action - to 20,000 or more schools during the 2018/2019 school year. Support their next generation of leaders and contribute to #WeTheFuture
by clicking the link in bio.
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