ERASING THE DISTANCE
DISARMING STIGMA ONE STORY AT A TIME
ORGANIZATION WAS FOUNDED
AUDIENCE MEMBERS IMPACTED
Erasing the Distance is a non-profit arts organization based in Chicago that uses the power of performance to disarm stigma, educate, spark dialogue, and promote healing surrounding mental health. Since 2005 the organization has been dedicated to creating a space for real people to share stories about their experiences navigating mental health. Through workshops, performances, and facilitated conversations, Erasing the Distance strives to generate insight and compassion, while helping people realize they are not alone.
I came in with my eyes and ears open.
I left with my heart open.