The Postcard Justice Project was sparked by an instagram post on @blkgirlculture. The post read “Black women’s lives matter and are worthy of justice.” Seeing this post got Columbus artist Dana Lynn Harper thinking about how Black women are often forgotten about and their cases are not pursued with the same energy for justice. In all of these cases, the officer is free and in most cases, still work for the police department in some capacity.
Cards are completed in sets of five, 88% of participating artists are artists of color. Artists are paid for their time and skills. On the back of each postcard is the corresponding district attorney’s office. Along with each set of cards, there is an info sheet to help the writers stay informed and to understand what the families and their attorney’s are asking for. This project was created by Columbus based artist Dana Lynn Harper.
Come pick up a set Sunday, September 20th at Java in Westerville. Donations will also be accepted or can be sent electronically through Venmo. Pens and sanitizer provided if you’d like to write your cards while having a coffee.
Hope to see you there!
Additional information about the project can be found on the following site: https://www.danalynnharper.com/the-postcard-justice-project
Java Central Cafe and Roaster
20 S State St, Westerville, OH 43081
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