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RAISE IT UP! Brings Art to Young People

RAISE IT UP! Youth Arts and Awareness Program Director Lyndava Williams and her daughter, Natasha Thomas-Jackson, executive director and nationally acclaimed poet, have put their philosophies on social activism and art-centered empowerment into practice for young people around Flint. Read more at East Village Magazine. n.


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Some look at the city of Flint and see only urban blight, a city drained of its soul. Others, like Natasha Thomas-Jackson, Executive Director of RAISE IT UP!, see a city alive with creativity, a community on the brink of rediscovering its voice. Her non-profit RAISE IT UP! Youth Arts and Awareness was founded to ensure that…

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