Have you ever thought about mushrooms? Like, really thought about them. In Youth To The People’s anti-racism, inclusion, and intersectional parity training, our instructor, Sarah Springer of Tissue LLC, spoke in so many words about the benefits of decay and how it’s an essential step to growth.
It has taken decades of learning and understanding to dismantle the feeling of otherness within an identity that uncoupled homeland and hometown. For many, this journey is familiar. These words are a pilgrimage.
In her brand-new EP, Los Angeles-based pop artist Julietta levitates above it all. Using her music as a vehicle for honest, open self-expression, Julietta spends six tracks meditating on themes like optimism, freedom, independence, and creating your own narrative despite the expectations of others.
As Julie Dawkis alludes to in systems, her poem for Dream Beyond, the fifth issue of To The People zine, our collective healing happens first as a dream, a thought. But what happens next is what makes all the difference.