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Keeping Youth Out of Prison

Keeping Youth Out of Prison

Friends Followers & Fans: Please stop by and for for my project “Keeping Youth Out of Prison”. I am trying to go to prisons and talk to inmates about their backgrounds, the choices they made and the things they wish they knew. I want to photograph these inmates and take the video and photos directly into the schools. If students could see where stealing and fighting and drugs really lead to, maybe they would change some of their actions. If students could see people wishing they had an education, perhaps they would value theirs more.

 

If selected I will be able to present my idea to a board for a chance to win $5,000 to make this documentary/ exhibition that will be presented to youth in schools. And I only have 20 days to collect as many votes as possible. This project can really have a great impact on the outlook of so many youth. Please stop by and vote and get your friends to vote!

http://5x5night.com/ideas/detail/keeping-youth-out-of-prison

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