Creative Freedom: Art gives detained youth an outlet for growth

When Jia Ireland visits detained teens at the Genesee Valley Regional Center (GVRC) she doesn’t see a bunch of juvenile delinquents. She views them as children who’ve been stereotyped as “bad kids,” but who are actually from broken homes or dysfunctional families. The teens often raised themselves or ran away to escape abuse or violence. … Continue reading Creative Freedom: Art gives detained youth an outlet for growth