Marginalized Populations

Example:Winston-Salem Youth Arts Institute, Winston-Salem, NC

(WSYAI), a local nonprofit, brings professional artists together with disenfranchised youth. The mission of WSYAI is to develop youth authors who publish, stage, and film their life experiences so that they can transform their lives, become leaders, and effect change in the world.



One Response to Marginalized Populations

  1. meredithfraz says:

    Putting the Unity Back Into Community with “Come-Unity” Murals

    The Come-Unity Murals arts-based grassroots project promotes story telling through visual arts. Come-Unity Murals guides youth to use the creative process to express themselves and stay away from activities like gang activity and violence. Visual artists Othneil Dobson, Derrick Monk, and Derek Stallings create murals that portray community history and culture.

    More information on the Come-Unity project.

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