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Elizabeth Wright

Social Work/Social Change in Knoxville

KnowHow / Youth Programs at the Intersection of Creativity and Critical Thinking

PRESENTED ON NOV 17, 2016
IN KNOXVILLE @ VOL 21

Elizabeth Wright presents "KnowHow" a local community organization that builds youth leadership and community engagement through the arts. KnowHow youth work at the intersection of creativity and critical thinking to engage with their communities, develop solutions to issues that affect their lives, and build vital life skills. Tonight, KnowHow adult allies  will share the inspiration and design behind this work, information about their many programs, and their dreams for the future of their organization and our city. 

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