GENTSS Freedom Schools: Claflin program builds skills, confidence

The Times and Democrat

July 11, 2013


Children’s Defense Fund/Claflin University GENTSS Freedom Schools is more than a summer program. It’s a movement. Wednesday afternoon, each of the nearly 50 male scholars stood before his peers to read letters he had written to lawmakers and President Barack Obama concerning their feelings about gun violence. The scholars were reminded to speak loudly and project their voices. Those listening were told to respect and support the speakers. Each student was praised for his efforts and the feelings expressed were profound.
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