Social Cause

July 10, 2020

Limited Edition Art Plates Fund Meals for Migrant Workers in India

Mumbai-based Chitresh Sinha founded The Plated Project as a way to initiate change and help end hunger in India. Every month they partner with a new nonprofit organization to produce a line of unique decorative plates which raises funds with every purchase. Now, The Plated Project is focusing its efforts on helping the millions of laborers and migrant workers who have lost their jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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June 15, 2020

Powerful Black Lives Matter Murals Are Popping Up on Streets Across the U.S.

Over a week ago, Washington, D.C.’s mayor commissioned a sprawling mural that spells out “Black Lives Matter;” now, cities across the nation are creating their own tributes to the movement. In some cities, artists have chosen to repeat the bold yellow block letters of the D.C. mural. In others, artists have taken their own liberties and gotten creative with the design.

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June 5, 2020

Powerful Photos Capture the Passionate George Floyd Protests in Minneapolis [Interview]

For Dr. Artyom Tonoyan, the need to be politically active started at a young age. Growing up in Soviet Armenia, he saw firsthand how protests could bring a wave of change. So as an avid photographer, it only made sense for him to hit the streets as protests against the police brutality that resulted in the murder of George Floyd took hold across Minneapolis and St. Paul.

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