Kari Garon was an Intern at 371 Productions, conducting research on the histories of the civil rights movements in Natchez, Mississippi. She is currently finishing her doctoral coursework at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee in the Urban Education – Social Foundations of Education program. Her research and professional background includes community and arts education, and consultancy; around subject matters such as race, inclusion, and (trans)national identity building in relationship to individual perceptions of belongingness. Her past projects have included research on “soft incarceration” and post-9/11 immigration policy’s intersections with private sector prison systems. Additionally, Kari is an artist who makes prints and illustrations.