Addressing racial wealth gaps

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Juxtaposition Arts Case Study

Juxtaposition Arts
Juxtaposition Arts

Through a partnership with Pollen Midwest, we created a case study to learn how Juxtaposition Arts is developing a creative pipeline of, and for the community.

Excerpt from The Case Study

Juxtaposition Arts (JXTA) is an education program, teen-staffed design enterprise and locally-rooted cultural development center founded in 1995. JXTA works with residents and stakeholders towards a vision of improved access to educational, economic and decision-making opportunities that create healthy, beautiful and safe physical environments, with a focus on North Minneapolis.

developing authentic partnerships

Developing Authentic Partnerships

"Time develops trust on both sides, and you are able to know each other in a real way. By actually liking your partner, you can do so much more."
-DeAnna Cummings, Juxtaposition Arts.

doing the work

Doing the Work

"First of all, we just started doing the work. That is a part of the culture of JXTA. We didn't wait for somebody to tell us it was okay to do it or even to get a grant to do it. We just started doing the work."
-DeAnna Cummings, Juxtaposition Arts

JXTA graphics lab sign


Learn about Juxtaposition Arts' history and mission.