Program
Program
Arts & Humanities
About

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

Intersection’s Arts & Humanities program employs a unique approach to social justice initiatives. Using a combination of education and artistic expression to frame social issues and establish common ground, we engage and empower those whom we are honored and committed to serve, helping people discover their personal role in creating justice in the world. More

Community Policing
Community Policing
Social Media
Arts & Humanities Initiative: Dance Collective
Arts & Humanities Initiative: Dance Collective
Multimedia

Njoli Brown is a martial & movement arts practitioner with 30 years experience as a an educator and a learner. He uses arts and cooperative facilitation as a means of inspiring development and propagating social justice.

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Mon, 23 May 2016
blogThe Effect of Telling Someone's Story

Let me be honest... I enjoy talking about myself. I especially enjoy telling cherished stories, like the one about how I met my wife, the time I lost my son in a supermarket, and the time I scaled a fence to find myself face-to-face with Niagara Falls. You know what else I really enjoy doing? Telling other people’s stories.... more...

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Mon, 9 May 2016
blogDream on Church Street

For the past three months, I’ve been working with a company of actors in Montclair, NJ to create a new play that addresses community–police relations there, similar to the way Uniform Justice was created in Memphis, TN. It’s an intense process to write a play in three months, especially when that play needs to reflect... more...

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Tue, 26 Apr 2016
blogDance is a Common Journey

May 7th is right around the corner, and it’s also the premiere of the Intersections Dance Collective’s (IDC) newest work — The Common Journey — at West End Collegiate Church. As a dancer in the Collective, I’m looking forward to sharing this months-long creative process with the general public. Through this... more...

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Tue, 12 Apr 2016
blogConfessions of Social Media User who Likes To Be...

I have a pretty good thing going with Facebook: over 1000 friends, and I’ve actually met or hung out with over 90% of those friends at least once. Most of my close friends have an account, but a few don’t because they are not fans of Facebook, or social media in general for that matter.  Actually, many of my friends... more...