"I will never take the things for granted in life that I once did. I have found a constructive and wholesome way to interact with my peers. The bond we share in music spans across our differences, teaching us respect and compassion for one another instead of anger and fear."
- Participant in the correctional facility music program, ArtSpring, Inc., FL
"Music makes my life better and gives me a sense of self."
- Student, 16, Achieving Recovery Through Creativity, St. Charles, MO
"If you are ever in Berkeley, please stop by and see our guitar class in action. It will make your heart sing to know that you are a part of making it possible."
- Della Peretti, Developmental Teacher Education Program, UC Berkeley