Youth exhibit to showcase photos, artworks tackling issues faced by residents of tough Houston neighborhoods

Media Alert

Houston Health Department


houstonhealth.org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DATE: May 24, 2016 9:43:18 AM CDT

Who: Students from Scarborough, Kashmere, Wheatley, YES Prep 5th Ward, Barbara Jordan High Schools and Northside and North Forest campuses and the Houston Health Department
What:

The free exhibit “No Filter: Youth Eyes On Houston Neighborhoods” will showcase photographs and visual and performing arts from area students participating in the My Brother’s Keeper Houston’s Youth Advisory Council. The students were challenged to photograph strengths and challenges in their neighborhoods to spark discussion and reflection on community pride and implementing youth-driven changes in their areas.

The neighborhoods surrounding Scarborough, Kashmere and Wheatley High Schools are targeted by My Brother’s Keeper. Led by the Houston Health Department, the My Brother’s Keeper initiative seeks to expand opportunities for boys and young men of color. My Brother’s Keeper goal is to help ensure academic success, employment and safety from violent crime for Houston boys and young men.

Where:

DeLuxe Theatre, 3303 Lyons Avenue, Houston, TX 77020

When:

Thursday, May 26, from 6 pm to 8 pm 


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