Do You Know About The Welcome Blanket Project?
UPDATE: While there’s no tour right now, The Welcome Blanket Project invites you to join them virtually on Zoom on Friday nights. You can be working on a Welcome Blanket, or stop in to just say hello. Join Zoom Meeting: https://us04web.zoom.us/j/8485986103, 8pm ET / 5pm PT
“The proposed border wall between the United States and Mexico is almost 2000 miles long. Imagine if the massive distance of this wall was re-conceptualized and re-contextualized not to divide, but to include. Instead of wall, a concrete line, to keep people out, what if lines of yarn became 3,500,640 yards of blankets to welcome people in?”
Make a blanket and share your story as a gift to a new immigrant to the United States.
Learn more about The Welcome Blanket Project, visit welcomeblanket.org.