This one was commissioned by Chantel McAhren. She’s an art therapist and educator at a specialized school for children with language and learning difficulties. She likes to wear mismatched shoes, fun glasses, and keeps a single braid in the front.
“Liz FitzGerald, a spokesperson from the ACLU, told HuffPost that Sasha is proof that anyone can help fight for others’ rights. ‘We love this project because it shows that everyone has a role to play in fighting for our rights, not just lawyers who work at the ACLU.’”
“Sasha described the thinking behind her project: ‘I think a lot of people feel a little bit powerless. The point is to make people feel empowered. Everyone has something that makes them special, even if it seems ordinary.’”
Sasha Matthews (Wikipedia) is a cartoonist and activist now in 8th grade at a New York City public school. Local bookstores started selling her first comic when she was in 5th grade. She has now self-published four titles, all available for purchase online: