A sculpture representing the hopes and wishes of youths held in juvenile detention is set for unveiling at the Washtenaw County Youth Center. This summer camp was run by the Youth Arts Alliance!, a nonprofit that brings collaborative arts projects to youths in the...
Hollywood was 15 when she was placed in juvenile detention in Washtenaw County for armed robbery. She credits Youth Arts Alliance, an arts program for children in juvenile detention, for helping to set her on the right track.
Youth Arts Alliance, which serves youth impacted by the juvenile justice system in the area, is an outlet that connects healing and the arts for students.
The Youth Arts Alliance runs weekly ninety-minute workshops in visual arts, theater, and creative writing for incarcerated kids age eleven to seventeen.
Washtenaw County commissioners meet in closed session to discuss pending litigation; also, county board OKs grant for Youth Art Alliance, hiring of staff for budget work