About three years ago, Seyeon Lee was invited by CenterState CEO, an economic development organization in Syracuse, to help design a women’s wellness center on the North Side of the city. Lee, an associate professor of environmental and interior design…
WAER 88.3 FM Launches ‘City Limits: Winds of Change’
Following the special reporting project “City Limits, a Poverty Project,” by WAER, the next installment, “City Limits: Winds of Change,” will explore a range of social justice issues, including unconscious bias, police reform and what is being done to combat racism and address equal access in Syracuse. City Limits features the voices of the people who are working to hold organizations accountable for change.
Taking a broader approach, “City Limits” strives to bring shared community issues, concerns and impacts into greater focus by taking the necessary time to fully explore topics for deeper understanding.
“Social justice might be the defining issue of our time and how we respond to it could determine the relative health of our community. Following the format of the “Poverty Project,” “Winds of Change” seeks to explore the impact of racial injustice and the efforts and work of those in Syracuse who endeavor to ensure equal access and participation for all, ” says Joe Lee, director and general manager of WAER.
The first episode, “How Art Amplifies Social Movements,” looks at the intersection of art and activism and how black artists and arts organizations are supporting the social justice movement in Syracuse. This story features the voices of the Black Artist Collective, 100 Black Men of Syracuse, the Community Folk Art Center, Syracuse Stage and Syracuse residents.
“City Limits: Winds of Change” is supported by the Central New York Community Foundation and the John Ben Snow Foundation & Memorial Trust.
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