PRO – advance level programming and/or skill set.
Project – to illuminate or put in the forefront.
US – initiative participants(PRO)ject US is an initiative for young adults between the ages of 13 – 23 designed to build fashion design, music production, and new media journalism skills. Adding value to the skills learned by curating artifacts created & knowledge gained in a comprehensive portfolio. Making that portfolio actionable with industry-centered special opportunities.(PRO)jectUS is supported by the Hive Chicago Fund for Connected Learning at The Chicago Community Trust.
The video above is a look inside of the program.
In February 2013 we held our third Curate.Style.Capture in Chicago at Youmedia Chicago. Participants engaged in 3 Style Challenges led by Avri Coleman and Cheryl Pope.
The event was design to allow participants to:
Curate – choose your garments in an effort to shape a confluence of visual ideas.
Style – design your style
Capture – use photography as a tool to share