Town Hall: Resolution 50 follows the personal journey of four Camden City high school students who share their experiences as young people of color affected by systems of injustice that ultimately challenge their quality of life. The play depicts the lived experiences of environmental racism in Camden, based on resident stories of living in extreme urban heat, breathing in polluted air, wading through contaminated flood water and gathering concerns about what is to come when climate change accelerates these hardships.
“Town Hall,” offers a guide to navigating advocacy through the arts. By joining the audience, you are asked to think critically about personal, community and governmental responsibility, and to collectively make sense of environmental injustices that are difficult to reconcile with the popular and historical American messages of equality and democracy.
Superior Arts is proud to have partner with The Trust for Public Land in the creation of “Town Hall: Resolution 50,” made possible through funding from the National Endowment for the Arts Our Town grant. "Town Hall" which premieres on October 23, 2021 at North Gate Park.
A New Jersey playwright and his students are exposing how climate change impacts black and brown communities.
- T. J. Holmes, GMA3 Anchor