WHAT IS SOS ART:
SOS ART is a Cincinnati-based non profit organization which has for purpose to encourage, promote and provide opportunities for the arts as dynamic vehicles for peace and justice, for a change and for a better world.

WHAT IS SOS ART’s MISSION: It is to:
1) Encourage, promote and provide opportunities for the arts as dynamic vehicles for peace and justice
2) Encourage artists to use their art as their voice on issues of peace and justice that concern them, their community and the world
3) Facilitate the creation of a local community of artists who network and collaborate together using art as a means to impact issues of peace and justice in the community where they live
4) Use the arts to speak about, inform, educate and create a dialogue on issues of peace and justice and thus to bring about positive change
5) Use the arts to introduce basic values of peace and justice in the youth

HOW DOES SOS ART ACHIEVE ITS GOALS: It does so by:
1) Organizing a yearly Exhibit and Festival of the Arts focused on Peace and Justice open to all Greater Cincinnati Artists
2) Publishing 2 yearly books: “SOS ART” book and “For a Better World: Book of Poems and Drawings on Peace and Justice” open to all Greater Cincinnati Artists
3) Directing and facilitating workshops and art classes in schools and after school programs, linking the teaching and the practice of art to the introduction of basic values and values of peace and justice in the youth
4) Curating and organizing exhibits of local artists and of artists from other countries on the themes of peace and justice
5) Organizing panel discussions, public debates, poetry readings, various publications, etc. all on the themes of peace and justice