Being able to understand, unpack and share complex feelings and thoughts is a cornerstone of strong mental health and a key learning outcome of our programs. The arts provide a powerful tool kit for this work. This year, for our 7th grade student Vanessa, getting a chance to explore spoken word poetry and fashion gave her the space she needed to dive deep. Listen to our GTA Program Lead, Mackenzy Willis, explain what Vanessa’s turning point looked like.