Art 180 “Performing Statistics”

“If a picture is worth a thousand words, eight Richmond teens have a lot to say.

Eight incarcerated youth within Richmond’s juvenile justice system spent this summer with ART 180 putting their feelings about life — and their experiences within the juvenile justice system — into photographs, words, screen-printed posters and T-shirts, radio spots and other projects.

Their efforts are part of a larger plan to raise awareness and spark dialogue about juvenile justice reform by connecting the Richmond-based youth art center with professional artists, the Legal Aid Justice Center and other legal advocates.”

Read the full article in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.

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