Through 2019, ArtsEverywhere is working with Families United 4 Justice and the Forced Trajectory Project to co-produce a series of personal narratives by family members, in a small effort to create counter-narratives to those established by the media in collusion with law enforcement, and to encourage greater system transparency and accountability. Through text, photo, audio and video, these families are rewriting the narratives of their loved ones, facilitating a broader exchange, educating a wider base, and connecting thought to action.
Below is a three minute summary of the work that the Forced Trajectory Project (FTP) has been doing for the past ten years. To read a more detailed history written by one of FTP’s founders, please visit this link. To learn more about the recent Families United 4 Justice gathering in Oakland, read Nicolle Bennet’s piece Police Violence and the Art of Organizing.