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How Vanessa German Is Creating a Safe Haven Through Art

Credit Vanessa German / Facebook.com

Read and watch a video story about Vanessa German as part of a new series honoring the individuals who make a difference in people’s lives: 90.5 WESA Celebrates People Making a Difference.

Vanessa is an artist and performer, determined to make her neighborhood of Homewood a safer place, especially for the children.

It began a few years ago on her front porch where Vanessa German did her art. She would paint and sculpt, and kids would gather around after school, watching and participating. In this violence-stricken area, it became a safe haven for them.