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Tony, Seattle

My first summer job? Working at a summer art program in Pratt Park in Seattle, Washington doing drop-in programming for inner city youth, anywhere from 5- to 18-year-olds. I was a teaching artist teaching spoken word and creative writing. It was mostly African American, but we served people from different ethnic backgrounds as well.

What did you learn from your experience?

I learned a lot, that areas are definitely getting gentrified everyday, that black would turn white.

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