Media Highlights

The Soul Box Project is making news across the country.

See where and how dedicated ARTivists are using Soul Boxes to visualize the scale of gun violence.

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NATIONWIDE Event Coverage

From Wear Orange Weekend throughout June, Soul Boxes are helping organizations from Rhode Island to California draw attention to Gun Violence Awareness Month.

Art Honors Gun Violence Victims

New York NBC4 - Riverdale Country School, Bronx, NY. June 5, 2023

June 5: BRONX, New York. Bronx Congressman Ritchie Torres meets with high school students at Riverdale Country School using art to tackle the plague of gun violence.

Soul Box Project at Valley View Mall

Roanoke, VA-WDBJ TV. June 7, 2023

June 7: ROANOKE, Virginia. “It’s a way for people to experience some healing, which is terribly important when we talk about the traumatic effects of gun violence in our community,” said Joe Cobb, vice-mayor of Roanoke and chair of the Gun Violence Prevention Commission.

Put Down the Guns

Moms at the State House, Lexington, KY, Feb 16, 2023

LEXINGTON, Kentucky. Soul Boxes visually reinforce the message as Moms Demand Action holds a rally at the state capitol before a House vote that could make Kentucky a “Second Amendment sanctuary.”

Soul Box shows the tragic toll of gunfire

Soul Box shows tragedy of gunfire, Portland OR

PORTLAND, Oregon. Families devastated by gun violence experience an exhibition and fold Soul Boxes in Portland’s Old Town neighborhood.

Crafting for a Cause: Art for Social Justice

Crafting for a Cause

ATLANTA, Georgia. A congregation with long-held commitments to social justice created a new ministry that weaves both crafting and activism together. They call it “craftivism.”

Families Devastated by Loss

WashingtonPost-October 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. Visitors and volunteers gather for the Soul Box Project, an art installation representing victims of gun violence, at the Mall in D.C. on Oct. 16.

Revealing the Gunfire Epidemic on the National Mall

CBS Mornings-October 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. More than 200,000 Soul Boxes were on display at the National Mall. CBS Mornings visited the exhibit and talked to parents who made Soul Boxes for their children, lost to gunfire.

What 200,000 Gunfire Victims Looks Like

Matter of Fact - October 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. The touring exhibit spanned the National Mall, demonstrating that each loss is one we all carry. “Everyone is impacted.”

Survivor Explains the power of Soul Boxes

Now This News - October 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. Almost 200,000 Soul Boxes lined the National Mall, representing lives lost and injured in the U.S. over the last 3 years. “The gun violence is just unexplainable, right?”

ArtPrize exhibit honors lives impacted by gunfire

8,800 Soul Boxes at ArtPrize in Grand Rapids, MI

GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan. On average, gun violence takes more than 1,200 lives each year in Michigan and 2021 is on pace to be the worst year in decades. This entry in the city-wide ArtPrize festival displays 8,800 Soul Boxes.

This Loss We Carry
Portland Preview

Our Portland preview of This Loss We Carry featured 70,000 Soul Boxes representing one year of U.S. gunfire deaths and injuries. This exhibit was approximately one-third the size of the exhibit scheduled for the National Mall on October 16 and 17, 2021.

Annapolis Moms
at State House

Exhibit at the Maryland State House, Annapolis

At the Maryland State House, Moms Demand Action displays an exhibit of Soul Boxes honoring 724 Maryland victims of gun violence.

Interview: Father
Finds Solace

Close-up of a father by Soul Boxes

Portland’s popular morning show interviews a father who has found solace in folding Soul Boxes after losing his teenage son to suicide. Listen to their original song.

Nexstar Media
Sept. 5, 2020

News still of mother, Darlene, with photo of son

A Baltimore, MD, mother finds meaningful respite in The Soul Box Project during her ongoing efforts to receive justice for the police shooting of her son.