Recipes for Resilience is a community project at the intersection of cuisine, culture, and civic engagement. The project created a community cookbook that will take you on a fantastic food journey, rich with traditions of the homes, refugee, and migrant women living in the National Capital Region left behind.
Why this project? Because all people deserve to be safe from harm and treated with fairness and dignity. As armed conflicts and environmental disasters drive record numbers of people to seek refuge, many face human rights violations, discrimination, and exploitation. In the United States, the tenor of the discourse surrounding refugees and migrants is in dire need of voices that remind us of the universality of our stories. Everyone has a memory of their favorite dish that evokes comfort and transport back to the warmth of home.
This project is rooted in intersectional feminism and focuses specifically on women because migrant and refugee women experience so many added vulnerabilities. They face significant risks of gender-based violence and sexual exploitation. According to the United Nations, 71 percent of all human trafficking victims are migrant women and girls. The goal of this project is to increase resilience for the refugee and migrant women through creating community.
Join us on this journey.
The Brentwood Arts Exchange serves as an anchor for the arts-based community development of the Prince George’s County Gateway Arts District. We support artist and community development by welcoming diverse audiences to experience high-quality visual art exhibitions, concerts, affordable arts classes for all ages, and a local artisans craft store. Explore your creative spirit today, at Brentwood Arts Exchange!
Museum of Modern Art
Through May 31st
How does race structure America’s cities? MoMA’s first exhibition to explore the relationship between architecture and the spaces of African American and African diaspora communities, Reconstructions: Architecture and Blackness in America presents 10 newly commissioned works by architects, designers, and artists that e
Celebrating black heritage though imagery and storytelling
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