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Mission & Core Values


The Prison Creative Arts Project brings those impacted by the justice system and the University of Michigan Community into artistic collaboration for mutual learning and growth.

Core Values

  • We believe everyone has the capacity to create art.
  • We place human connection at the center of our process.
  • We join with community partners in the movement toward social justice through the arts.
  • We welcome all people who wish to join PCAP’s work into our community at the University of Michigan.
  • We recognize the power of diversity and of intersection between different parts of society to create learning opportunities.
  • We celebrate artists, writers, and performers at all skill levels and provide support for artistic growth.