Bay City educator's movie project aims to benefit youths
BAY CITY--To the arsenal of measures taken in the interest of young people's well-being, add a modern-day art form.
That's the idea behind the latest project being undertaken by Linda Flanders of Taproot, Inc., in Bay City. Flanders has embarked on the development of a mobile media arts lab using community education in this area. It's intended to deter substance abuse among young people while teaching science, technology, engineering, art and math by incorporating movie-making.
"Our movies have always been in the realm of prevention," she said Thursday about past Taproot efforts' emphasis on combating substance abuse. "This applies them to education."
Read more in the print version of the Herald March 23.