A group of concerned parents set up a volunteer system to provide a safe path to school for Barton McFarland's youth.
Brothers on Patrol
Building on the culture of using arts based community events to catalyze revitalization, the community invites local artists in a Paint the Path event to beautify the path.
Past Event Examples:
After solidifying relationships with local artists, after school programs focused on narrative building and visual media at Mackenzie Elementary Middle School are initiated.
After School Programming Examples:
Kendall Housing CDC Programs
DABO Knight Writers
Detroit Impact Solar Girls
To expand the efforts of the afterschool programming, the local artists develop an artist residency program and rehab an existing home in the neighborhood.
Artist Residency Exmaple:
The involved parents and local artists solidify their existing efforts and strengthen their future plans by incorporating into an official non-profit organization.
DABO Leadership Training