Meet our grantee:

Paola Mendoza: Artist-Led Rapid Response

Paola Mendoza

Director, activist, author, and artist, Paola Mendoza, who co-founded and served as Artistic Director of The Women’s March, will ideate and organize rapid response artistic endeavors around gender justice and immigrant rights. Through innovative storytelling, art installations and photography she will partner with social movements and cultural influencers in the strategic design of cutting edge work that reaches mass audiences and moves them to take action.

I believe Americans are suffering from a mass contraction of the heart. And it is our duty as artists to reopen the heart of America.—Paola Mendoza