Friends and clients of April R. Silver of AKILA WORKSONGS (including in this video segment, JLove Calderon) reflect on life, #artsandactivism, and their relationship to the social entrepreneur, activist, and writer/editor.
ABOUT JLOVE: Author, educator, and producer of film and television, JLove Calderón has worked passionately on social justice, race, and gender issues for the last 16 years. In settings that range from hip-hop ciphers to the college classroom, JLove is widely respected for her advocacy of “truth, love, and freedom” as guiding principles to inspire dialogue and action toward liberation for all people and the planet. Learn more at jlovecalderon.com. Follow JLove on Twitter: @JLoveCalderon
AKILA WORKSONGS has proudly represented JLove on a variety of projects and initiatives for several years now, always inspired by her honesty, courage, and cutting-edge visionary leadership. In very practical ways, JLove is always working to make concrete her belief that all human beings are worthy of and deserve truth, love, and freedom.
This 2013 "Elevating: AKILA WORKSONGS at 20" series is an extension of the original "Elevating Artist" web series of 2012. Both series are directed by award-winning filmmaker Stacey Muhammad. Learn more at AKILAWORKSONGS.com.