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Children's Prison Arts Project

Incarcerated juveniles often see the world through the adult correctional institution. Juveniles respond differently to correctional methods than do adults.

From Houston, Texas comes this positive and innovative art therapy program – Children’s Prison Arts Project. Founded in 1994 by an artist and educator, Birgit Walker, the Children’s Prison Arts Project has become a non-profit organization dedicated to helping at-risk youth and incarcerated  juveniles to express themselves through the arts. Included are visual arts, theater and creative writing.

 

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