This Queer Muralist is Turning Her Art Into Activism

1. Reflection Questions

Is there something that Jessica Sabogal shared that resonated with you? 

How have murals and public art impacted your experience living in Los Angeles County? 

2. Take Action

Build Coalitions. There are often multiple groups of people that are impacted by unfair policy, action, or dominant groups. Joining with other people or groups that experience negative experiences or outcomes can help strengthen the power of a movement and build meaningful relationships between diverse community members. 

The Future Coalition is a national network of youth activists that fosters community and collaboration among youth leaders and youth-led organizations. Check out the resources and skill-building opportunities they provide to help be a part of the coalitions that matter most to you. 

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3. Healing + Resilience

Expression through Art. Art is a powerful form of self-expression that can help to release pent up stress, emotions or energy. It’s also an incredible vehicle for activism and community connection! A Window Between Worlds is a Los Angeles based non-profit organization that believes in art transforming trauma and offers self-led workshops and resources to engage in the creative process. Find out more about how you can be a part of their workshops by viewing A Window Between Worlds: Workshop Series.

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