It’s funny; when we got here, it felt like we had been here for forever. Now it seems as though minutes pass before we can even realize that the day has come and gone. In just 3.5 days, we’ve completed 11 interviews, taken thousands of pictures, and captured hours of b-roll. We are on fire. [...]Read More
The warm sticky air smells of rustic dust and sea salt, and we’re awoken by the sound of barking dogs and highly pitched honking horns. Reality sets in this morning, and we realize this whole going to Haiti thing wasn’t just a dream; we’re actually here. We get up, get ready, and make our way [...]Read More
When we started this whole project, we didn’t know who it would attract or how we could connect people to our cause. What we did know is that Austin is a community composed of very passionate, talented, philanthropic people. This is an introduction to one of them. While checking our SOW [...]Read More
Here is a nice intro (1.5 mins) about music education in Haiti, filmed at the school we will be covering in July.Read More
If you had the opportunity to change a child’s life by sharing your talents, would you? One can only assume yes; who wouldn’t? We’re encouraging musicians from the Austin area to travel to Jacmel, Haiti and teach at the Jean de Baptiste Dessaix Music School (the location we’ll be shooting at). The school is looking [...]Read More
As a young child, Lyndon has already seen homelessness, abuse, and neglect. A former foster youth, Lyndon’s life was not easy before he came to his adoptive parents. The transition to Lyndon’s new life has included many obstacles, but the love of his family and his work with Kids in a New Groove have helped [...]Read More
In 2009, there were 27,422 children in foster care in Texas. More than 80% of the children in foster care have developmental, emotional, or behavioral problems. Seventy percent of foster youth say they want to attend college; only 3% receive a college degree. More than 20% of foster youth end up homeless and on the [...]Read More
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