The show is hung and the opening reception is being held June 23rd from 1-4 pm. All are welcome and we would love to see you there. RSVP at: http://agingout.eventbrite.com/
Join US! For the opening Reception for the Everybody Needs Someone, Aging-Out of Foster Care Project by SalaamGarageNYC. Join many of the photographers, writers, and subjects from this important humanitarian media project about the challenges youth face when they age out of the foster care system in NY. There will be a presentation starting around 1:30pm with non-profit organization You Gotta Believe, so please try to be there early.
The show runs from June 16- September 2, 2012 everyday 10am-5pm at The Long Island Children's Museum.
RSVP not required but encouraged. Without RSVP for opening Reception, museum admission is $11. (You do not need to print your Ticket, the list will be at the front desk)
WHAT TO BRING:
The LICM and SalaamGarageNYC are hosting a gift card drive to help the young people profiled in the show and others like them with everyday expenses. Donate your unused gift cards. Buy new gift cards. Gift debit cards work too!Key Foods, Target, KMart, Duane Reade, Staples, Old Navy, Gap, Macy's, Men's Warehouse, Barnes and Noble, DSW, Bed Bath & Beyond , T-Mobile, ATT, Verizon (cell phone credits and gift cards for prepaid cell phones) are examples of stores in both LI and NYC.
If you have a smart phone: please have a QR reader application downloaded. Each of the stories in the exhibition are QR coded so older teens and adults can access the full stories that go with each group of photographs.