From Trauma to Transformation: A Documentary Following the Work of Luis J. Rodriguez | Tía Chucha’s Centro Cultural & Bookstore
Online event. Check out this documentary that highlights the work of world renowned author and former Los Angeles Poet Laureate Luis J. Rodriguez, as he teaches Creative Writing in Lancaster Prison. Under his mentorship, he inspired the creation of Trauma to Transformation project which encompasses Creative Writing, Theater, and Visual Arts as a means to amplify the voices of those impacted by incarceration. Through Luis’ guidance, Tia Chucha’s Centro Cultural expanded his philosophy to include a team of Teaching Artists and staff to put it into practice. Through this work, we see the power of the arts in healing, and in changing social consciousness to envision an equitable world. The project and the creation of the documentary is thanks to the support of the Arts for Justice Fund in 2018.