Courtney Bowles

Philadelphia, PA

Courtney Bowles is an artist, educator, archaeologist, and community organizer who uses art as a vehicle for connecting diverse communities to amplify, celebrate, and power social justice movements.  Her projects combine organizing strategies and urgently needed services, with collaborative, poetic, and performative actions that connect diverse and often antagonistic actors (abolitionists, police departments, service providers, and those impacted by the system).  She currently co-directs the People‚Äôs Paper Co-op and the Reentry Think Tank in Philadelphia.