Chris WebbChris Webb


Poetic Justice: Creative Solutions for Community Problems

How abandoned homes can tell rich histories and provide the basis for community change.


Chris Webb is a social innovator and artist from Cleveland, Ohio. His current project “If Walls Could Talk” animates abandoned homes in Cleveland’s blighted neighborhoods and uses them as narrators to speak on neighborhood problems and city history. As a recognized spoken word artist, filmmaker and playwright, Chris travels the world speaking about violence, poverty and oppression and offers unique insights on how to facilitate change.

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