The Hood Report: May 002

The Hood Report: May 002
Lorraine Hansberry Playwriting Fellows in workshop. Photography by Fresco
Lorraine Hansberry Playwriting Fellows in a workshop. Photography by Fresco

Happy Friday, family! We hope this newsletter edition finds you feeling good despite all this rain. We are excited to celebrate our partnership with Maroon Theatre Project tonight. Eight Newark youth wrote plays inspired by Black feminism, Black girlhood, and growing up in Newark. We are at capacity, but no worries—the play readings will be recorded, and we will share the recording with you all.

We have completed eight weeks of media training with our South Ward, West Ward, and Queer community media fellows. This week, they began their final module, videography/content creation. We can't wait to share their projects with you. Be on the lookout for event registration links for our community showcases.

Here's a sneak peek of Queer Community Media Fellow Glenn Nunez's audio narrative about identity, culture, and becoming. Take a listen here:

Audio Project Glenn Nunez
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