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breaking walls At Independence High School

breaking walls and Independence High School Anonymous Souls Our Futures Written & Performed by: Enrique Guillion, Mahmadul Hassan, Tamia Lee, Jamika Newenle, Erick Ortiz, Stephanie Pietri, Raihan Rahman, Theodora Richards and Vanessa Soto To remember who you are, you need to forget who they told you to be.   Worthless! …

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Get To Know All 7 breaking walls ambassadors

Starting in 2008, a core group of young men and women from Brooklyn and Bethlehem committed themselves to challenging the media negative images of youth and transforming their life experiences, into a movement to assist youth world-wide. After writing and performing their work in two documentaries, these young adults will …

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Fundraising Evening @ Atlantic Theater

Our Celebration of Artists & Activists Fundraising Evening on Feb. 17, 2014. • Toast to our official 501(c)(3) status with wine & hors d’oeuvres & a performance by our Brook…lyn artists and ambassadors. • Celebrate breaking walls Mentor of the Year, activist & artist, Billie Allen! https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=1387584518130716&set=vb.1381298985425936&type=2&theater

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breaking walls Mission

  breaking walls, a non-profit, international creative writing and performance initiative, empowers youth to discover their voice, and offers them a platform on which to use it. breaking walls relies on partners, sponsors, mentors, volunteers and friends to engage, empower and support young people as they become creative artists and …

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breaking walls Latest Video

A homegrown Brooklyn solution to issues facing youth everywhere, brings together youth from every corner of the world — our artists & ambassadors from Bethlehem in the Occupied Territories; Berlin, Germany; and, Cape Town, South Africa express how breaking walls effects them        

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breaking walls artists Exhibit Their Writing

breaking walls artists are our writer-performers, and our ambassadors are the youth facilitators who were once writer-performers themselves. These young men and women are our best advocates for the excitement and effectiveness of “In My Neighborhood” in building empathy and understanding within their generation and communities. Kofo from Brooklyn: In …