Black Lives Matter Sewing Circles at Justice hotel at 6018North
6018 N Kenmore Ave, Chicago IL 60660
Opening Friday, December 20th, from 6PM - 9PM
Join Melissa Blount for one of the Black Lives Matter Sewing Circles to be held at the Justice Hotel. It will take place from 6:00pm-9:00pm. There will be a 30 minute presentation followed by social justice stitching. This experience does NOT require any sewing skills! this event is free and open to the public.
*We will have a pot luck style Dinner and conversation. Bring your best dish to share, we only ask that you include an ingredient card/ note detailing what is inside the dish.
Melissa Blount is a licensed clinical psychologist, writer, and artist who creates textile pieces that explore the notions of trauma, white supremacy and violence against Black cis and transgender women. Through community sewing circles, she cultivates unique opportunities for people to bear witness to the unjust and violent loss of life in communities of color.
Let’s talk about Justice!
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