At risk youth
Here's a story about how members of the Changemakers community are uplifting at risk youth in Brazil:
In Brazil, a country synonymous with samba, sunshine, and Carnaval, young people are using music – one of their country's greatest strengths – to fight their country's greatest shortcomings.
The young musicians are part of Grupo Cultural Afro Reggae, a troupe that empowers children from Rio de Janeiro's favelas (shantytowns) through workshops in music and dance. These workshops are conducted by a band of forty regular performers whose shows crumble stereotypes with an infectious combination of percussion, dance, rap and circus acts.
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