In this unique episode of StitchCast Studio, members of Stitchers Youth Council interview Wil Pickney, Jr, Director of the Office of Violence Prevention for the City of St. Louis, to discuss police and the communities they serve including community violence intervention.
NOT ANOTHER ONE! is a multi-year signature project addressing gun violence through music, documentary videos, books, and scripts collected and edited from 2015 to 2021 by over 100 artists. Music, curriculum, and coordinating items are available at http://www.storystitchers.org.
Recorded live at Central Library, St. Louis Public Libraries in downtown St. Louis, Missouri, on Saturday, August 13, 2022. Part of the presentation is a live performances from Not Another One! Included is a reading from the book by Bobby Norfolk and Lauron Thompson.
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.