FORWARD: Issue #3: Community Safety

Table of Contents

From the Guest Editor

A Will to Reimagine Community Safety

FORWARD's second Guest Editor is cultural organizer and creative consultant Mallory Rukhsana Nezam. Mallory is FORWARD's recurring Curator of Partnerships & Programming, and is also Forecast's Communications Strategist.

Art & Soul

How artists can help us reimagine community safety

By Andrea Jenkins

When the Whole Person Is Welcomed

The arts can be a powerful means of calling attention to injustice and to the need for inclusion and safety By André de Quadros

Case Studies

How artists are already addressing community safety challenges


A creative dream job description and resources connecting public art and community safety

Public Art Now

Leading voices sharing public art of the moment.

Guest curated by Amina Cooper


Publisher Theresa Sweetland

Project Manager Jen Dolen

Guest Editor Mallory Rukhsana Nezam

Public Art Now Guest Curator Amina Cooper

Contributing Editor Jon Spayde

Copy Editor Loma Huh

Writer Geraldine Slevin

Curator of Partnerships & Programming Mallory Rukhsana Nezam

Forecast Consulting Advisor Jen Krava

Advisor / Consulting Editor Karen Olson

Layout Manuel Miranda

Accounting Shauna Dee

Image: Talk To Me, by Jasmeen Patheja, takes place in an area of Bangalore where people feel sexually threatened. The project invites members of the public to have conversations about anything except sexual violence. Photo by Jasmeen Patheja, faciltator, Action Hero, and Vishaka Jindal, Yelahanka Action Hero.


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FORWARD: Issue #3

Community Safety