We are pleased to announce the availability of our third installment of podcast episodes in Human Rights Education NOW!. These two episodes feature conversations with Marissa Gutiérrez-Vicario, the Founder and Executive Director of Art and Resistance Through Education (ARTE), based out of New York City. Marissa is a committed human rights activist, artist, educator, and advocate for youth, and currently, serves as an Adjunct Lecturer at the City College of New York in the Art Education Department. Marissa sits on the Steering Committee at HRE USA, and is working toward her doctorate at Teachers College Columbia University.
Full topic listing available for PDF download HERE. Listen on our Buzzsprout podcast website HERE.
Episode 5: Marissa Gutiérrez-Vicario Part One
Marissa Gutiérrez-Vicario discusses her background and work in human rights activism, particularly in the context of her organization ArteJustice. She talks about her Chicana heritage and the activists who inspired her, as well as the connections between human rights and activism. She explains the development of ArteJustice and the importance of using visual arts to promote activism about human rights issues.
- Art and Resistance Through Education (ARTE)
- Chicana heritage and inspiring HRE activist
- Connections between human rights and activism
- Development of ArteJustice
- Importance of visual arts in promoting activism and human rights
Episode 6: Marissa Gutiérrez-Vicario Part Two
In this second half of our podcast installment with Marissa Gutiérrez, she discusses her spiritual journey and its connections to her work in human rights, particularly in the area of racial justice. She talks about the significance of partnerships in advancing social justice work and the role of the federal government in promoting human rights in the US. Lastly, Marissa shares insights on the critical changes necessary to accelerate HRE in the USA, including using language to empower and train young people. Topics discussed:
- Spiritual journeys and the connection to human rights
- Human rights and racial justice
- The importance of partnerships in advancing social justice work
- The role of the federal government in advancing human rights in the U.S.
- Insights on the critical changes necessary to advance HRE in the U.S.
- Language as empowerment and training for young people