Rikers Island: Territorial Empathy and Reimagining Civic Engagement

Published Oct 12 2021 at 4:00 AM GMT
  • The NYC Civic Engagement Commission (CEC), Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA), the Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City and Public Artist in Residence (PAIR) Yazmany Arboleda officially kicked off The People's Festival.
  • This five borough series of outdoor events featured live performances, interactive workshops, and community information and resources.
  • The festival was anchored by The People's Bus, a retired city bus formerly used to transport people detained on Rikers Island.



  • Published Oct 12, 2021 4:00 AM GMT