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#OTGYpsi: 'Y-Fi' Program Brings High School Students Together Through The Arts

May 1, 2019

Back in 2018, the "In Our Neighborhood" grants program awarded funding to several projects in and around Washtenaw County.   One of which was the "Ypsi Fidelity" or "Y-Fi" initiative, created by Nick and Yen Azzaro.  The goal of this particular program was to bring together high school students through the performing arts and other social means.  The Azzaros talk more about their "Y-Fi" project in detail with WEMU's Patrick Campion and Concentrate Media's Sarah Rigg in this week's "On the Ground-Ypsi."


Resources:

Concentrate Ann Arbor

Sarah Rigg's Feature Article: Y-Fi social art movement challenges Ypsi high schoolers to amplify their voices

Y-Fi

"In Our Neighborhood" Grants

Y-Fi on Facebook

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