Wednesday, January 30, 2013

WB's Haiku session

This past Tuesday, WB Mentors & Mentees had the opportunity to use their "poetic side" by creating a Haiku. (Which is a poetic form that originated in Japan and is written in three lines of 5-7-5 syllables.) The session ended with a Haiku Slam, and to say the least it was a great way to begin our first group session in 2013. Here's a peek at one that was created: cold windy night alive - shivered as I walk home alone - thinking about my life

Monday, January 28, 2013

Looking back moving forward mentors and mentees were able to plan for their futures together... Knowing that we (mentor & mentee) both have hurt and helped others, we make the conscious decision to wash away our sins and wash in our blessings together!

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Urban Oasis Film Academy 2013 Meet and Greet

This was our first session of UOFA 2013 (Urban Oasis Film Academy) where mentees got together and participated in our meet and greet at YMC. There were twenty-six energized young people, some returning, some stepping in for the first time, all bursting with creativity!