Monday, June 29, 2015

Where School and Native American Pride Meet (Puyallup, Washington)


I had the privilege of traveling to Puyallup, Washington, with Juan Carlos Borrero (holding the camera) and two colleagues to direct a video about a wonderful summer camp for kids from Chief Leschi High School. We knew from the moment we arrived that this is a different kind of school and a different kind of community. The magnificent totem pole is clue that the student body is largely Native American--specifically 98% Indian, representing more than 60 tribes and bands from throughout the United States.


Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Teenagers Offer Recommendations to Improve Police-Youth Communication (Lower Manhattan)


The Youth Justice Board, a group of teenagers who study a policy issue affecting youth, present recommendations at Pace University on how to improve youth/police/community relations.