Voices of Youth: Teen artist visualizes her hope for Detroit's homes

This story is part of a series that sees youth partnered with writing, photography, and art mentors to help capture their own perspective and narrative. The program is made possible with funding from the Skillman Foundation.
Dominique Hubbard, a sophomore at Cody High School, worked with James Morris in the art track of our Voices of Youth initiative. The talented artist focused on abandoned and neglected homes in her neighborhood to develop a powerful images sharing her perspective.

Artist Statement from Dominique Hubbard: 

My art shows a real home and community that is different in Detroit. Many people come together, all males and females that stand as one, holding tools facing a broken home that can soon rebuild can be colored. The problem is there are so many broken old houses in Detroit that lose their worth over time, but if others come together with skills or money or hope or faith a new home will be formed. Not just not just for them, for their city and a new life that starts in a home. 

Dominque Hubbard based her work on this real home in Detroit.

Dominique Hubbard's final work for the Voices of Youth project.
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