Art & Activism

Jan Phillips has been an activist since she left the convent in 1969. She made a global peace pilgrimage through 23 countries from 1983-84 which culminated in the book, Making Peace—One Woman’s Journey Around the World. Since then she has written ten more award-winning books that connect the dots between creativity, social consciousness and spiritual intelligence. Visit >>

Jan is co-founder of Syracuse Cultural Workers which has been publishing and distributing artwork for global justice since 1983. She performed with Pete Seeger to raise $35,000 for Haiti earthquake victims and worked for Mother Teresa in Calcutta and Kathmandu. She leads retreats and workshops throughout the US and Canada.

Jan redefines Art & Activism

Art & Activism Award Winners

Livingkindness Foundation gives one scholarship a year to the International Women’s Writing Guild week-long summer conference at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, PA. The scholarships are provided to women of color as part of our commitment to foster diversity and counter the impact of racism in our society.

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