DS Shirt Descriptions

To go along with our t-shirts the Detroit Summer youth wrote these pieces to explain the importance of the designs School Closings and the Education Crisis By: Keeya Williams The “school issues” t-shirt design was created to reflect the monetary and authoritative problems, and lack of creativity in the Detroit Public School system today. Dozens…

2011 T-shirt Project

Last summer Detroit Summer LAMP youth developed a T-shirt campaign around three core issues: Youth Self-Image, School Closings, and Environmental Justice. They interviewed youth all over the city about these issues, particularly youth who work with the Detroit Future Youth Network, which is a partnership of 12 Detroit youth social justice and media organizations: Detroit…

T-shirt Campaign Poems

This summer during our t-shirt design process we made poems inspired by the three topics we were investigating: school closing & issues, environmental justice, and youth self-image. After listening to interviews and with the guidance of Angelique Nixon we produced these three amazing pieces. the beauty of what’s left… By: Keeya Williams the beauty of…