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Giving Voice to Students

February 2, 2017

Addressing homelessness through art in Denver

screen-shot-2017-01-18-at-4-13-01-pmWe know that many artists use their art to communicate about social issues. In Denver a program called Platform “brings artists from all over the world and pairs them with at-risk and marginalized youth to create social change.”  The program is 5-8 weeks long and during the time the students were transformed as they learned about everyday folks in their community – homeless people. This is a great example of empowering youth to make a difference. The mayor was invited to meet with the students on the last day of the program and asked him: “What are you going to do?”

See the segment on the Denver news by CLICKING HERE.

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