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Fostering Democracy: writing & photos by foster youth
Tuesday, June 12, 2012 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fostering Democracy LIVE!
Presenting selections of readings and images from Fostering Democracy, a creative writing and photography project by artists from Fostering Art, an arts program for current and former foster youth. The youth will present work that chronicles their personal journeys in the California foster care system, explores their role in the democratic process politically and personally, and examines their hopes for the future. Fostering Art is a program of San Francisco based A Home Within (www.ahomewithin.org) the only national organization focused exclusively on meeting the emotional needs of foster youth.
This project was made possible with support from Cal Humanities, an independent non-profit organization and a partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. For more information, visit www.calhum.org.