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Painting towards freedom

An online art exhibit by immigrant youth activists in South Florida


What’s it like to be a young person coming of age in this time of pandemic? What are the experiences of youth who are undocumented or come from immigrant families that already faced tremendous hardship before COVID-19? 

In this online art exhibit, 10 immigrant youth activists use paintings to illustrate their struggles in this pandemic, their deep love for their families and communities, and their commitment to organizing for migrant justice.  

Read more about the exhibit and AFSC Florida.  

Photos: Adam Barkan

Meet the artists

To learn more about the artists and view their works, visit their profile pages below.

About the exhibit

Read more about how the exhibit came together and the artists behind it.

AFSC Florida

Our Florida program builds the power of refugees and immigrants in South Florida through leadership development, community education, cultural work, art, coalition building, and campaigns for immigrant rights. 

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