Illustrating Justice: A Conversation with ZIP Comic Founder Josh Fort

A Conversation with Josh Fort // The world--and especially the internet--is full of people talking about justice issues. Why choose comics? What's valuable about ZIP Comics' approach? Josh: I think one of the best things about comics is that they’re entertaining. As humans, we process life through story, and one of the best ways to learn … Continue reading Illustrating Justice: A Conversation with ZIP Comic Founder Josh Fort

Amplifying the Embodied: The Necessity and Limitations of Social Media

Written by Erik Thone // “Social media engagement is not a substitute for but a supplement to traditional embodied practices of pursuing justice.” Tweet that. 118 characters. That’s my thesis statement. If you like—whether you continue reading or not—include the link to this article. In two minutes, you will have made an 800-word contribution to … Continue reading Amplifying the Embodied: The Necessity and Limitations of Social Media

The Social Media Comfort Zone

Written by Marisa Tirado // My Instagram and Facebook accounts intentionally exclude my collections of prickly feelings toward the government’s decisions or frustrations with Christianity’s "oops" moments. I’m among the many who are too often guilty of judging the hyper-political social media users, scrolling through their feeds thinking, "Really? Another passive aggressive HuffPost article?" I … Continue reading The Social Media Comfort Zone

Theme Overview: Media’s Platform for Justice

Media: It’s a huge, nebulous word. We consume media each and every day, whether we’re scrolling through our Facebook feeds or hearing a song on the radio. We’re continuously creating and curating in our own ways and through our own platforms. But how can those platforms be used to elevate and awaken—whether we have 10 … Continue reading Theme Overview: Media’s Platform for Justice