• A Los Angeles Nonprofit Is Supporting Prison Abolition Through a Community Ceramics Practice

    9 days ago - By Colossal

    All images courtesy of People's Pottery Project, shared with permission
    People's Pottery Project has a simple mission: “to empower formerly incarcerated women, trans, and nonbinary individuals and their communities through the arts.” The value of the Los Angeles-based nonprofit, though, reaches far beyond the ceramics studio where its members carefully sculpt and glaze dinnerware to sell from its warehouse.
    At the heart of PPP is mutual aid, a form of community support and solidarity that rapidly expanded at the onset of the pandemic but that has a rich history in political movements. The...
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