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    Photography Grant Proposal

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    This 4 page creates a photography grant proposal for at-risk youth within a urban setting. Budget data demonstrates over 400% increase for every photo dollar invested. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

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    be reformatted into a "letter-of-intent" in the funding request process. There is little argument that the traditional family structure has suffered a severe blow in this country. Teenage  membership in the "gang structure" seems to be replacing the original family unit. Placing blame on either economic situations, parental disinterest, or minimal spiritual values, creates no  solutions Only an imaginative exploration of alternatives, leading to action and change, will give us necessary data to avert anti-social imprinting upon our youth. Proposal: To establish a pilot  inter-generational photography program for at-risk youth through the State Juvenile Offenders Program - Probation and Parole, City Parks and Recreation Program, and co-sponsored by Polaroid. Supportive Data: It  is a basic human need to "belong," or to "fit" somewhere, even if that placement is of an artificial construct. For many teens gangs serve the place of the  family unit. The question asked of this pilot would be an examination the results, if the construct provided is inter-generational and pro-social, as opposed to peer-level and  anti-social. This project will not delude itself that the parental unit can be easily re-constructed, or wished back into place. Although  national surveys on the relationship between marriage, cohabitation, and child abuse have not been conducted in the United States, serious studies in Britain indicate a startling results: Children  in blended (divorced and remarried) families are six times more likely to be abused than in traditional families. Fourteen times more likely to be abused in single mother/living alone  families; twenty times more likely to be abused in families where the natural parents cohabit; and thirty-three times more likely to be abused when the mother cohabits with a 

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