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StitchCast Studio: Healing through Art with Cheeraz Gormon Part I


StitchCast Studio Season IV

Healing through Art Part I with Cheeraz Gormon

Youth leaders come together with poet and activist Cheeraz Gormon to talk about healing from trauma from exposure to violence. Artists also discuss gun violence prevention, activism and the role of artists as activists, mental health, sharing resources, moving from response to recovery after the Central Visual and Performing Arts High School mass shooting tragedy, and coping with compounding loss from gun violence. Part II of a three part series.

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Saint Louis Story Stitchers, 2017

Story Stitchers is supported in part by The Lewis Prize for Music’s 2021 Accelerator Award. The mission of The Lewis Prize is to partner with leaders who create positive change by investing in young people through music. 

Additional support for StitchCast Studio and Story Stitchers youth programs was provided by the Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund, City of St. Louis Youth at Risk Crime Prevention grant of 2022, Lush Corporation’s The Charity Pot, Equity Impact from Creative Reaction Lab and the Bezos Family Foundation, and the Arts & Education Council. Saint Louis Story Stitchers is supported by Kranzberg Arts Foundation as a resident organization.

Saint Louis Story Stitchers’ StitchCast Studio LIVE! is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. On the web at arts dot gov.