Join us for a night celebrating the Arts and Justice including spoken word, music and special guest performances. All are welcome to attend. Tickets are $15.00. The faculty, staff and student price is $8.50 (Please have your Student/Faculty ID with you when you check-in at registration). Want to attend for free? Register to attend The JUSTICE Institute in CHI and LA
An Evening of Arts and Justice
An Evening of Arts and Justice || Performers
Join us for a night of music and poetry with these amazing artists
During the span of her career, Pinqy has captivated audiences in Chicago - playing the Taste of Chicago in 2017 - as well as Washington, Austin, Houston, Minneapolis, St. Louis, New York, San Francisco, New Orleans and even Ghana, West Africa. She has been the subject of local, national and international media features and has reached hundreds of thousands of listeners as a guest on several radio interviews.
Amena is also the host of the limited edition How to Fix a Broken Record podcast about her book of the same name and the co-host of podcast, Here for the Donuts. She and her husband, DJ Opdiggy, live in Atlanta where they host an open mic every fifth Thursday at Urban Grind Coffee.
Live, Amena is always insightful, entertaining, and poignant. Her message and approach work extremely well with most audiences. Below explains her topics and approach:
Lisa now lives in Los Angeles with her husband and their two beautiful and wild girls, Amelie and Lucie. She continues to write for Gungor, The Liturgists, and is the author of “The Most Beautiful Thing I’ve Seen.``
Young’s works have been included in numerous exhibitions nationally and internationally. Her public art works can be found in the East Village Arts District of Long Beach, CA, in The Sixth and Ninth District of Long Beach, CA, in The City of Glendale, CA, The City of South Pasadena and in the Art District of Los Angeles.
News articles such as Random Length News, San Pedro, CA, and The Manifold Magazine, Honolulu, HI, The Long Beach Post, News Sincerity, and The Long Beach Gazette have all issued reviews of her works. She was awarded and recognized by Mexico's Municipal Directorate Against Addictions (DIMCA), Baja California as a contributing artist to the 20th District of Tijuana, Mexico.
She is a current member of The National Foundation of Independent Artists (NFIA), she holds Associate Degrees in Fine Arts and Liberal Arts from Long Beach City College and received her Bachelors of Fine Arts Degree from The University of Southern California.