Spirit of Youth

Creating, promoting and recognizing youth involvement in communities across Alaska. Email the blog at info@spiritofyouth.org.

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Homer teens create positive venue for young artists

In an effort to turn around negative teenage stereotypes, youth from Homer High School have created Colors of Homer, a group that is working to build positive, creative outlets for their peers. The group invites students and community members to support one another artistically through coffee shop-style talent shows.

Photo from the Homer TribunePhoto from the Homer Tribune

The group was formed last November and their February event was a huge success with about 150 audience members.

They are planning another event in November.

Read more about this impressive young group at the Homer Tribune

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