In late June, Senator Dick Durbin called for us to send notes to the children who have been separated from their parents and incarcerated alone.  He says it is a small gesture but can mean so much, and we agree with him. So we asked illustrators to create cards to send to children.  The art... Continue Reading →

Raising voices around the world

It was so heartening to see people around the world, from Tokyo to Seattle, Burlington to New York City, and many other cities and towns, carrying the powerful artwork of Raising Our Voices artists.  Thank you!!! Please keep raising your voice in support of refugee families!  


James McMullan is the principal poster artist for Lincoln Center Theater. He was born in Tsingtao, China in 1934, the grandson of missionaries who operated an orphanage for abandoned infant girls; his story is depicted in words and paintings in his memoir LEAVING CHINA: An Artist Paints His World War II childhood. He is also the creator,... Continue Reading →

Not My America

Christopher Weyant is a New Yorker cartoonist and children's book illustrator. He believes in an America that is strongest when it welcomes people of all different colors, religions and identities. You can download a PDF of Chris's image to print as a poster here: FamilesTogether All of these images are free to download and print. ... Continue Reading →


Erin Entrada Kelly is an author and illustrator who just won the 2018 Newbery Medal for HELLO UNIVERSE.  Her mother immigrated to the United States from the Philippines. You can download her image here: asylum Erin Entrada Kelly All of these images are free to download and print.  An easy way to print posters is... Continue Reading →

Families Belong Together

Peter H. Reynolds believes everybody can make their mark. He is a father, husband, son, brother, an identical twin—and also a thinker, writer, and artist. He is also an immigrant himself and savors the generosity and compassion of the USA. You can download and print Peter's image here: families belong together Peter H Reyolds All... Continue Reading →

Seeking Asylum

This image was created by Kira Lynn Cain, a singer-songwriter and visual artist based in Los Angeles. You can download this image to print out as a poster here: Seekin Asylum All of these images are free to download and print.  An easy way to print posters is to download the pdf of the image... Continue Reading →


An image by Yvetta Fedorova, who immigrated to America from St. Petersburg, Russia in 1991 to pursue her dream of becoming an illustrator.  She graduated from Pratt institute and works for many magazines and newspapers.  Having grown up in the Soviet Union, Yvetta deeply appreciates the value of freedom and democracy. Download the PDF of Yvetta's... Continue Reading →

Where are the children?

Another version of this question, from Edel Rodriguez. Edel Rodriguez came over on the Mariel boatlift from Cuba and is using his freedom of speech to protect our rights. He has become a voice for freedom around the world, with gallery exhibits everywhere from Germany to South Africa to U2 concerts. Here is the PDF of this... Continue Reading →

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