Dale Harp spent the summer documenting the youth at the Faith Hope Community Center in an effort to understand and share why they stick with the program and succeed.
Dale is a published author. He wrote “The Day My Dawgs Ran” while he was incarcerated.
Bob Gates: Mentor
Bob is a professional photographer whose photos have been published in magazines like National Geographic Traveler and Popular Photography.
There was a time in my life when I thought the world revolved around me. You couldn’t tell me nothing. I didn’t want to hear nothing. Not until one day came that made all the difference in my life. I had a son, and I didn’t want him to grow up like I had. I(…)
This child’s parents are from Liberia; between you and I he is a “manchild.” I truly believe that he has seen something disastrous things that American children his age aren’t accustom to seeing. What I haven’t asked I can only guess.
The story I would like to present is on the Faith Hope Community Center. It has facilities for boxing, basketball, weight training, treadmills, as well as a family center. It is apart of my family; it is a place where I once took my son in hopes of curving a gang-style relationship with the street.(…)