Learn how the Story Exchange inspired one high school student to turn his empathy into action.
Our friends at Freethink recently captured a story exchange between longstanding N4 partners University Heights High School in the Bronx, NY and The Reality Poets, a collective of truth-telling artists with a shared mission to spread a message of resilience and healing.
Get to know their stories and learn how the experience inspired one student to turn his empathy into action. Watch now!
Special thanks to Stand Together Foundation for making this video possible.
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