Erik W. Martinez Resly

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The Rev. Erik W. Martínez Resly is a visual artist, community organizer, and ordained minister. He helped found and now co-directs The Sanctuaries, the first interfaith arts community in the country located in Washington, DC. Rev. Erik grew up in Frankfurt, Germany, and studied at Brown University and Harvard Divinity School.
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Arts & Culture

Working Through Growing Pains in Artist/Community Developer Collaborations

At their roots, both the arts and community development amplify a people’s voice. And while this connection makes sense on paper, it can look a lot different in practice. We would like to share three insights from our work together that speak to the promise, and peril, of such collaboration.