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How Art And Culinary Skills Are Helping Juvenile Offenders Stay Out Of Jail

Cafe Momentum in Dallas gives juvenile offenders a chance to develop job skills.
Cafe Momentum in Dallas gives juvenile offenders a chance to develop job skills.

In Dallas, two programs aim to shift the conversation around juvenile justice — one by bringing young people into the kitchen, and the other by using art to address trauma. Creative Solutions and Cafe Momentum offer juvenile offenders the chance to develop job skills, forge healthy relationships and process their emotions. 

Their recidivism rates are well below state average. PBS NewsHour's John Yang has the story, which you can watch below:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qflmbLfq57I&feature=youtu.be

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