Keep high risk inner-city students in school

by Partnership With Children, Inc.
Sep 14, 2011

Another Year of Success and a New Year Upon Us

Dear Friends,

With another school year under our belt, we have some great successes to share with you from last year!

Our students at John Jay High School spent the year learning how to express themselves through poetry and photography.  Through a series of workshops, they have learned to tell their own life stories and convert this into digital art.  Students were given cameras to take photos around their neighborhood and journals to record their thoughts and poetry.  The poetry and photos were collected and assembled into a book—we’re excited to produce Volume 2 of our Walking the Path stories!  The books were published to give our students and their families a record of their achievement in Walking the Path.

Additionally, at WEB Dubois, students worked with their English teacher to write their own memoirs.  These children live in such extreme poverty and are forced to unimaginable challenges each and every day.  It’s a very powerful thing, to be able to understand exactly what these children are going through, but more importantly, to have them tell their own stories by painting such a clear picture of the lives they lead.  Some of these stories were even converted into digital storytelling pieces! 

With the new school year finally here, we’re so excited to meet a new group of students.  We look forward to helping them discover their talents, as they learn of new ways to express themselves in nonviolent, productive ways.

Thank you again for your support and helping at-risk students succeed.  We look forward to updating you as the fall projects evolve.  Stay tuned!



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Partnership With Children, Inc.

Location: New York, NY - USA
Website: http:/​/​
Project Leader:
Caitlin Motherway
New York, NY United States

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