ST. LOUIS TEENS invited to SPEAK OUT!


Why? (Is it easier to get a gun than an education, A gun instead of help?) Ron Bechet, Guns in the Hands of Artists, Des Lee Gallery, 2015
Why? (Is it easier to get a gun than an education, A gun instead of help?)
Ron Bechet, Guns in the Hands of Artists, Des Lee Gallery, 2015, Courtesy Jonathan Ferrara Gallery

Stitchers Teen Council is planning a videotaped discussion. We have invited some police officers and civic leaders. We want to find ways to work together to heal our community and lower gun violence rates. We have room for 10 more teens.

If YOU want a place at the table, we encourage you to email us and send in the application. If you are chosen and attend you will receive a check for $25.

To: Saint Louis Area High School Students

From: Stitchers Teen Council Co-Chairs Emeara and Taron

Not another one!

You need to know, you need to care, you need to act! Can’t take it back!

Not another one falling victim to the gun clap!!

Police And Teens: Finding Ways To Work Together To Combat Gun Violence

Saturday, November 14th, 2015, 10:00a – 1:00p

VIDEO TAPED GALLERY DISCUSSION: 40 minutes

Des Lee Gallery, 1627 Washington Ave.

Teen Honorarium: $25

WHAT — A 40-minute video taped discussion with 25 participants on stools in the Des Lee Gallery during the Guns in the Hands of Artists exhibition. No audience permitted at taping.

WHY — To open communication and to identify commonality, greater understanding and ways to cooperate and collaborate between city police and teenage youth as both work to lower St. Louis’s high rates of gun violence.

APPLY — Inquire by emailing us at storystitchers@gmail.com. A written application is required.

 

SPONSORED BY —

Institute of Public Health, Washington University in St. Louis

Gun Violence and Awareness Initiative

Guns in the Hands of Artists

Des Lee Gallery, Washington University

Exhibition dates: September 16-November 21, 2015

Saint Louis Story Stitchers programming is sponsored in part by the Regional Arts Commission

INSPIRATION —

St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s Gun Violence Prevention Site