Freedom Constellations

Invisible Thread is a key contributing creative partner to No Kids In Prison, a national movement aiming to end youth incarceration in the U.S. and empower young leaders to envision a world where every kid has what they need to thrive, feel safe, and be free. In partnership with RISE for Youth and Performing Statistics, Invisible Thread continues to actively develop new immersive content in cities across America.

The No Kids In Prison Immersive Website is an Anthem, Shorty Impact, and Evident Change award winner.


Performing Statistics

Detained VR Experience

Detained is a virtual reality installation that transports the viewer into a prison cell at a juvenile correctional facility to provide an integrated perspective of what it’s like to be an incarcerated teen.

A police officer wearing an augmented reality headset in an art installation of a prison cell.
A person wearing a virtual reality headset in an experience about life in prison.
A still from a virtual reality experience about life in prison showing a prison bed.
A still from a virtual reality experience about life in prison showing a prison toilet.

#NoKidsInPrison Interactive Web Experience

The interactive multimedia #NoKidsInPrison Website Experience was created in collaboration with youth impacted by the justice system to understand why and how we must create a world where all youth are free.

Still from a virtual reality experience about prisons.
Still from a virtual reality experience about prisons with a quote from a child living in prison.

#NKIP Web Experience Storyboards

#NoKidsInPrison AR Banner

The 160 foot tall #NoKidsInPrison AR Banner, located on the City Hall building in Richmond, Virginia, is viewable for miles. The installation features powerful portraits of two local youth justice activists and an interactive AR experience that illustrates the hopes and dreams of these changemakers through collective poetry, animation, and artwork that comes to life right off the building. Their message is literally written in the sky above and imagines a world where all youth are free.

Join the Movement

Learn more about youth justice, why we need to end youth incarceration, and how we do it.

Join the RISE for Youth campaign or other similar campaigns around the country to actively participate in the movement to close youth prisons.

Sign the federal petition calling on President Biden to invest.

Donate to Performing Statistics and help make similar cultural organizing projects happen around the country.

Learn more about the Freedom Constellations mural at 3rd Street and Broad Street in Richmond, Virginia.

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