Arts at the Intersection

Uniting art and community to transform conflicts through original theatrical works, collective creativity, and leadership development for underserved populations. 

Arts at the Intersection lends a unique approach to social justice initiatives, using artistic expression to frame social issues, establish common ground and help people discover their personal role in creating justice in the world. We are redefining the role of the arts in manifesting change through four groundbreaking initiatives. More

Uniform Justice
Uniform Justice
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Aundra Goodrum, Actor/Singer, reflects on the importance of arts for social change and shares some of his experiences as a member of the Uniform Justice task.

Mon, 23 Nov 2015
blogUniform Justice - What Does Our Youth Think?

At the end of the performance, a familiar-looking boy tapped my shoulder as I was packing props into a suitcase. I would guess he was about nine years old. “This one was even better than the one at PCCC,” he said to me. I was trying so hard to remember where I knew him from that his statement didn’t register at first.... more...

Mon, 9 Nov 2015
ArticleRev. Robert Chase Interview Clip on Uniform...

Approximately three years ago, Intersections staff met with law enforcement and civic leaders from Memphis Tennessee, to talk about the relationship between local communities and law enforcement. What followed was the creation of Uniform Justice, a play that uses the Insight theory of conflict resolution to address those... more...

Mon, 28 Sep 2015
blogThe Future of Theatre for Social Change

Two weeks ago I visited my alma mater, SUNY Geneseo, as one of three guest artists invited to provide workshops on what I call theatre for social change. I describe this as theatre that explicitly addresses social issues in a constructive way. In my experience it usually engages an audience through more than just the performance - ie... more...

Tue, 15 Sep 2015
blogA Meeting to Spark Hope, Insight, and Action

Twenty-six of us sat in a circle at the back of the Amistad Chapel in the United Church of Christ’s national offices in Cleveland. Our group consisted of current and retired police officers, clergy, arts administrators, and community activists. Many were eager to speak, but some were there just to listen, to get a better sense of... more...