Organization

Thousand Kites

Whitesburg, KY | http://www.thousandkites.org
Joined in September 2009

About Us

In prison slang to "shoot a kite" is to send a message. Thousand Kites is a national project that works directly with stakeholders using communication strategies and campaigns to engage citizens and build grassroots power. It uses performance, web, video, and radio to open a public space for incarcerated people, corrections officials, the formerly incarcerated, grassroots activists, and ordinary citizens to dialogue and organize around United State’s criminal justice system.

In prison slang to "shoot a kite" is to send a message. Thousand Kites is a national project that works directly with stakeholders using communication strategies and campaigns to engage citizens and build grassroots power. It uses…

Areas of Focus Include

  • Arts & Music
  • Human Rights & Civil Liberties
  • Prison Reform

Location

Whitesburg, KY