Artist Jackie Amézquita will lead a caravan of trucks with the names of the deceased to LA sites representing systems of oppression and solidarity for immigrants.
Coins Depicting Border Patrol Attack on Haitian Migrant Surface on eBay
The unofficial coins portray an agent on horseback wielding his reins like a whip and the ominous inscription “You Will Be Returned.”
#DefundHate: Artists Create Skytyped Messages Denouncing the Immigrant Detention Crisis
Artists Cassils and rafa esparza organized In Plain Sight, enlisting planes to spell out urgent calls to action above over 80 detention facilities and other sites on July 3 and 4.
Artists Defend Human Dignity in the Face of Institutional Dehumanization
70 miles north of the US–Mexico border, Other TARGET/s condemns migrant detention, mass incarceration, and the juvenile justice system, by reaffirming a sense of shared humanity.
Using Jewish Theater to Protest the Private Detention of Migrants
Instead of a traditional protest, Never Again Action presented a Purim Spiel, a centuries-old form of Jewish theater.
A Remarkable Project Remembers Child Migrants Who Died in Custody
Sandy Rodriguez situates America’s ongoing practice of migrant detention within a centuries-long project of violence against indigenous peoples, starting with Spanish contact in 1519.
A Church Nativity Scene Makes a Statement About Border Detentions
The display presents the figurines of Mary, Joseph, and baby Jesus separated by metal cages to evoke detention facilities at the US-Mexico border. “The role of public art is to raise awareness,” explains the church’s reverend.