Throughout the last 12 years, we have maintained unwavering devotion to our ever-growing vision to mobilize creativity and shift culture by reframing the story, conveying complex issues through accessible and soul stirring works of art. We are humbled and immeasurably blessed to give our life-force energy to that which we care about and believe in! Every day is a dedication.

Over the last 4,380 days we have:

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1) Independently organized 29 national and international tours, bringing our work from Mexico to the UK, the United Nations to Rikers Island Prison and everywhere in between.

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2) Collected over 6,000 stories on square pieces of fabric and stitching them together into an ever growing tapestry of truth that we use to lead workshops in high schools, colleges, and correctional institutions across the nation around the power of storytelling for movement building. S.T.I.T.C.H.E.D

CPT 12 year highlights 43) Traveled 11,000 miles in a bus converted to run on recycled vegetable oil with an all women crew delivering “Hurricane Season” to thousands of people in more than 50 communities nationwide and featuring 200 community-based organizations.

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4) Developed an arts-based curriculum to inspire the next generation of social change agents with 68 lesson plans! The course has been piloted in 3 high schools and 2 universities in 5 states.

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5) Scored a publishing deal and releasing our first book containing 70 original poems, by a press committed to fair labor practices and environmentally responsible printing.

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6) Had the honor of sharing our work with powerful grassroots movements in historical moments, alongside radical visionaries such as Angela Davis, Cornel West, Vandana Shiva, Michelle Alexander, and Danny Glover, to name a few.

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7) Banded together with Invincible and Las Krudas to form an international, bilingual, pansexual, polyracial, multi-media, cross-genre, intergalactic collaboration called “OuterSpaces: Power in the Margins,” for a 12 city tour and EP that nurtured parallel universes.

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8) Organized solidarity work in Haiti through AYITI RESURRECT bringing together more than 70 African heritage healers, artists and farmers from the diaspora to collaborate with a rural community post-earthquake, planting 4000 trees, hosting 7 clinics and coordinating more than 60 skill shares and workshops.

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9) Interviewed undocumented and first generation LGBTQ people and turning their powerful stories into handcrafted, 3D artwork.

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10) Put in love and work for the world we standing for through Truthworker Youth Hip Hop Theater Company, Soul Fire Farm’s Black and Latinx Farmers Immersions, Harriet’s Apothecary, and the Movement for Black Lives.