President's Discretionary

Community Partners in Action, Inc.

2017 - $10,000

This grant will support the Prison Arts Program, which uses the arts to engage with at-risk youth, inmates, and former inmates, as well as their families. The program’s projects include workshops on arts and health in prisons, connecting inmates and their families through artwork, and a mural project to create a more positive environment in the visiting room for women and their children at York Correctional Institution in Niantic. The program also provides workshops for at-risk youth in schools.

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