View original artworks by students ages 14-18 who, led by JMU Art Professor Susan Zurbrigg, participated in a summer 2019 workshop on racial healing and transformation.

In 2019, the Northeast Neighborhood Association of Harrisonburg, Virginia was awarded a grant from Virginia Humanities and made possible by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation as part of our statewide Changing the Narrative project. The Harrisonburg Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Advisory Committee will be sponsoring this art exhibition in Harrisonburg to cultivate a more inclusive narrative – one in which all Virginians can feel valued.

Vanessa Adkins, right, is apprenticing under her cousin Jessica Canaday Stewart learning the finer points of traditional Chickahominy dancing. Photos taken at the Fall Festival and Pow Wow in Charles City on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012.

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