EPISODE SUMMARY

Previously incarcerated for a murder, Violence Interrupter Eddie Bocanegra visits a middle school art class to show how art can act as therapy for a group of students who fear the violence that plagues their neighborhoods.

LESSON PLAN

The following educational module, Eddie & Namaste-Art and Mentorship As a Way Out is designed to help students understand that art acts as an escape from reality and a vehicle to entertain, but at the same time creating art can be deeply healing and transformative. Mentors provide guidance, inspiration, and can assist an individual with becoming a better person.

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