Making Matters is a space for self-guided art making among individuals affected by sexual violence.

When: May 15 and June 19, from 5 – 8:00 pm
Where: Awakenings, 4001 N. Ravenswood Ave. Suite C-204

Open to survivors, their loved ones, trauma workers/volunteers, allies, and everyone in between. Making Matters welcomes self-exploration, healing, solidarity, community building, and self-care through art making, while empowering participants to be in control of their own creative process.

No prior artistic experience required! Basic art materials will be provided, but you can bring your own materials or projects in progress. Participants can feel free to come and go as they please. Light refreshments will be served.

For more information, please contact Jordan Ferranto, MAAT, LPC at (872) 356-8213 or

Note: Making Matters will be on hiatus after June 19, 2018.

Download the event flyer here.