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In This Moment Chapbook Series

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IN THIS MOMENT: Revolution Reckoning Reparation

This project includes ten teams of Black writers and photographers who will profile ten Black leaders from across the city of Rochester:

Samra Brouk Non-Profit Leader
Luticha Doucette Owner of Catalyst Consulting
Shawn Dunwoody Artist
Gatekeeper Adrian Elim
Dorothy Simmons Hall & Dorian Hall GrassRoots Community Builders
Debora McDell-Hernandez Senior Director of Public & Community Affairs Planned Parenthood of Central & Western New York
Dr. Celia McIntosh DNP, RN, FNP-C, PMHNP-BC, SCRN, CEN, CCRN, CNRN, President of the Rochester Regional Coalition Against Human Trafficking
Kathryn Mariner Wilmot Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Visual and Cultural Studies
Danielle Ponder Musician & Attorney
Herbert Smith, 3rd Trumpet Rochester Philharmonic, Director of Jazz Bands RIT, Composer, Recording Artist, Conductor

Each profile will become a chapbook published by Visual Studies Workshop (VSW), Rochester, New York. Each of the ten books will be available for free distribution as they are produced.

Your gift of...
$10 guarantees you one of the chapbooks
$25 guarantees you three different chapbooks
$100 guarantees you all the chapbooks as they are published
$350 supports the honorarium of one contributor
$1,050 supports an entire team’s honoraria
$3,000 produces an entire chapbook

VSW is the fiscal sponsor and a collaborator on this project. Direct donations at the above levels can be made here.

Subscribe to VSW to give to the project on a monthly basis here: