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Justice-in-Education Sponsored Art Exhibit Featured in the Columbia Spectator

January 30, 2020 In the Press

The Justice-in-Education Initiative recently joined with the department of art history and archeology's “Art X Social Justice” initiative to present “Stories in Paper,” an exhibit that highlights artwork created by incarcerated people. 

Mia Ruyter, the Education and Outreach Manager for the Society of Fellows and Heyman Center for the Humanities, organized the event along with art history student Alexandra Zoë Dostal, GSAS ’24, and arts therapist Laura Betancur.

Speaking with Margaret Tilley for the Columbia Spectator, Mia Ruyter described the ultimate goal of the exhibit: “We’re trying to give the opportunity for incarcerated people to have a voice.”

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