How do we really get through to kids who are headed down the path to trouble?
There is a group of artists in the Flint area that believes the answer is spoken word and visual art.
The Share Art Project has been bringing artists together with young offenders. It's a collaborative effort among artists at the Buckham Gallery, students and the Genesee Valley Regional Center.
Shellie Spivack is a Buckham board member who chairs the program, and she joined us today.
Listen to the full interview above.
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