#OTGYpsi: Education And Moving Forward With The Power Of Words

Mar 3, 2021

Sometimes, getting teenagers to share what is on their minds is not that easy.  But in this week's "On The Ground Ypsi," Lisa Barry and Sarah Rigg talk with Gail Wolkoff, executive director of "Educate Youth" in Ypsilanti, about a book of poetry written by local students.  The students were encouraged to express their thoughts and feelings about the pandemic and other world events in poetry, which was put together as a booklet called "Spiritual Warriors."


Resources:

Concentrate Ann Arbor

Sarah Rigg's Feature Article: Ypsi-based nonprofit releases collection of young people's poetry, "Spiritual Warriors"

Educate Youth

Spirtual Warriors Poetry Book

Educate Youth on Facebook

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