Don Rush

Minority youth are over represented in the juvenile justices system compared to the general population. A digital video project Bars: Stories of the System, a Youth Perspective has allowed those young people to tell their stories in collaboration with the Fenix Youth Project. In part 1 we look at the overall effort to bring these stories to light and the problems that they encounter.

BARS website

This Saturday Salisbury area youths will tell their stories about their encounters with the juvenile justice system.

They range in age 15-to-24.

And they tell their stories through personal videos.

The Salisbury Daily Times reports that the project is called, “BARS: Stories of the System, a Youth Perspective” which is a digital story telling project.

It has been produced in conjunction with the Fenix Youth Project.

The three hour presentation will take place at the Wicomico Public Library in downtown Salisbury.

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