Executive Director and Founder, Art and Resistance Through Education (ARTE)
New York, NY
Cohort: Ashoka, New York, 2016
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Marissa A. Gutierrez-Vicario has investigated human rights abuses and worked on a documentary film in Mexico, conducted human rights research in India and volunteered for a women’s rights nonprofit in Guatemala. Domestically, she has planned and organized service-learning trips, coordinated events for and with youth and worked with community organizers to address violations of human rights. Through her work with Art and Resistance Through Education (ARTE), Marissa works to engage young people in human rights education through art. Marissa currently serves as an Adjunct Lecturer in the Art Education department at the City College of New York.