Philadelphia’s Bartram High School won last year’s Aspen Challenge with a 1000-crane origami movement to raise awareness of the schools to prison pipeline. At The Citizen’s inaugural Ideas We Should Steal Festival, they wowed the crowd with a moving declaration of their intent: To change the story of their neighborhood to “Coronation Over Incarceration.”
If you missed the panel, or simply want to hear it again, listen on CitizenCast below.
Or, watch their presentation below.
Idea We Should Steal: Now, they want to use their work to create a scholarship for someone previously incarcerated, and to launch an after school program.
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